Trailblazer has worker safety on her mind

Joanne Farrell has been promoted to Rio Tinto’s group management executive committee. Joanne Farrell is no stranger to being a trailblazer in a world still dominated by men but even she admits to excitement at her promotion this week to the executive committee of Rio Tinto, the highest management level at the world’s second biggest […]

Meet Oyunsuren Nyamjav, Truck Driver at Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi Mine

Driving for diversity at Oyu Tolgoi Rio Tinto’s newest mine – Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia’s South Gobi desert – is also one of the industry’s most gender-diverse. The copper and gold mine, which began production in 2013, has a workforce of nearly 40 per cent women – employed at all levels of the business. It’s […]

Rio Tinto: Driving diversity through technology and inclusion

Rio Tinto’s Kellie Parker has described how the company is creating a more inclusive culture, and how technology is presenting more opportunities for women in the mining industry, at the annual Women in Mining and Resources WA (WIMWA) summit in Perth. Kellie, who is managing director of Pilbara Assets & Development within the Iron Ore […]

Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh is right but women's confidence isn't to blame

Is it all only down to confidence??? Like the author I believe confidence is only one element/reason for the gender gap What are your thoughts? By Susanne Moore / Women’s Agenda Jul 06, 2015 “Rio Tinto’s boss Sam Walsh is dead right when he says, “We’re missing out on 32% of the talent that’s out […]

Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh is right but women’s confidence isn’t to blame

Is it all only down to confidence??? Like the author I believe confidence is only one element/reason for the gender gap What are your thoughts? By Susanne Moore / Women’s Agenda Jul 06, 2015 “Rio Tinto’s boss Sam Walsh is dead right when he says, “We’re missing out on 32% of the talent that’s out […]

Outgoing CSIRO Chief Megan Clark to join Rio Tinto board

Megan Clark AC will join the board as a non-executive director. Rio Tinto has made good on its pledge to increase the Australian representation on its board of directors, with the chief executive of the CSIRO appointed by the global miner this morning. Megan Clark AC becomes the second new Australian appointed to the Rio […]

Debra Valentine, Group Executive Legal at Rio Tinto will be honoured next week

The Directors Roundtable Invites You to Attend a Program For Boards of Directors and Their Advisors WORLD RECOGNITION OF DISTINGUISHED GENERAL COUNSEL: DEBRA VALENTINE, GROUP EXECUTIVE LEGAL, RIO TINTO Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 8:30 – 10:45 A.M. (8:00 Registration) Seminar Room, Baker & McKenzie Bldg., 100 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JA There is no fee to […]