Since early 2012 Vulture Street has been working with Rio Tinto, a global mining group that combines a London-listed public company and an Australian company headquartered in Melbourne, and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Working to develop top quality orebodies into long-life, high-efficiency operations, the Rio Tinto Group faces some of the world's most challenging environments, operating open pit and underground mines, as well as mills, refineries and smelters in Australia, North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Africa. Vulture Street is working directly with Rio Tinto's Technology and Innovation team, who number over 550 technology professionals focused on the development and promotion of leading practice in mining processes, asset management, strategic production planning and energy use.