Creating sustainable value from our relationships
We aim to develop long term, mutually beneficial robust relationships with all communities of interest.
Each of our operations is part of a local community, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. We aim to develop robust relationships and make a long term sustainable contribution as a member of that community. This includes our near neighbours - those people who live close to our operations.
Read more about our community programmes.
The majority of our customers are in Asia. We work with them to make sure we meet their product needs and environmental obligations.
Read more about our customers and markets.
Employees and contractors
We directly employ nearly 4,000 people across Queensland and New South Wales and more than 2,000 contractors. Our employees and contractors mostly live in towns neighbouring our operations.
Read more about careers with RTCA.
We regularly engage with a wide range of Government and opposition members, and officials at a local, State and Federal level. This engagement includes formal submissions, face to face meetings, briefings, hosted tours of our operations and formal correspondence. This engagement ensures we understand government needs and requirements. We also interact with governments in their capacity as consent authorities for our activities.
Read more about our government relations.
Rio Tinto Coal Australia is 100 per cent owned by Rio Tinto. In New South Wales, Rio Tinto Coal Australia manages Coal & Allied's operations. Coal & Allied is a publicly listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange. Rio Tinto is the major shareholder of Coal & Allied owning 75.7 per cent of the issued shares.
Visit Coal & Allied's investor centre.
We keep the media up to date with recent announcements, developments and activities. A web based media centre contains media releases, reports and publications.
Visit our media centre.
Our community development activities are often more successful when two or more other organisations bring different resources and skills together to deliver good outcomes. We have a range of partnerships with not for profit organisations and government to deliver a range of programmes in neighbouring communities.
Read more about our community development funds.
We source a range of goods, materials and services to sustain our operations and procurement can make an important contribution to local economic development. Rio Tinto Procurement coordinates these activities for Rio Tinto Coal Australia.Visit the Rio Tinto Procurement website.
We are represented on a variety of government and industry committees, taskforces and working parties. We also work closely with industry and research groups such as the: