The mining industry has long been one of the most lucrative in the world.
Now, a new study finds that the biggest U.K. mining company, Rio Tinto, is among the top 20 largest mining companies in the U.E.
The study, published by the Royal Statistical Society, found that Rio Tinas annual profit of $3.9 billion is up 19.4% from the same period last year.
Rio Tinto earned $2.4 billion in the second quarter, up 7.5%.
Its share price has climbed more than 60% since the beginning of 2018, and its shares have risen more than 120% over the past year.
The company was founded in 1795 by brothers Sir Peter and William Smith, who owned a copper mine in the west of England.
Their success came as the country’s copper production was soaring, but in the late 1800s the Smiths began looking for other ways to make money, including through mining in the British colonies.
In 1824, they started mining in Cape York, a British territory in the Indian Ocean.
The brothers were eventually forced to flee to Australia, where they settled.
At the time, the Smith brothers owned only one copper mine, but they were able to build a thriving copper mill, which produced millions of pounds of copper every year for more than a century.
In the early 20th century, RioTinto was the largest mining company in the United Kingdom.
In fact, the company was the first to be incorporated in the country.
Today, Rio is one of Britain’s largest mining firms.
The company employs more than 10,000 people, including 3,000 miners, the majority of whom are Brits.
Rio has the largest copper mines in the nation, producing approximately $3 billion in output each year.
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