Rio Tinto is one of the world’s leading diamond producers, operating two world-class underground diamond mines in Australia (Argyle) and Canada (Diavik), and a global sales and marketing capability with offices in Antwerp, Mumbai, Singapore and Perth.
For over three decades, Rio Tinto has played, and continues to play, an important role in the international diamond industry, supplying the full range of diamonds, in terms of colours, sizes and qualities, to all established and emerging markets.
Rio Tinto takes an active role in addressing key industry issues related to product integrity and sustainable development. Rio Tinto is a leading supporter of the Kimberley Process, an active member of the World Diamond Council, and a founding member of the Responsible Jewellery
Council and the Diamond Producers Association.
"The JNA Awards has become an important platform for the gem and jewellery industry to come together, share successes and generate new ideas. Rio Tinto is delighted to have been a supporter of the Awards from the beginning, and to help nurture its growth, together with the organisers and the other awards partners, into one of the most important events in the industry calendar. We look forward to another successful year for the Awards in 2017."
- Rita Maltez
Rio Tinto Diamonds, Greater China