Tour Of Rio Tinto's Copper Operations

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Brad Welsh, manager of community and external affairs at Rio Tinto... News PhotoAsia,Australia,Australian Culture,Business,Cave,Copper,Copper Mine,Corporate Business,Delivering,Factory,Finance,Floating On Water,Horizontal,Inside Of,Man Made Object,Manager,Metal,Mine,Miner,Mining,New South Wales,Oceania,Pedestrian Walkway,Politics,Rio Tinto Group,Walking,WaterPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergBrad Welsh, manager of community and external affairs at Rio Tinto Group, walks across a walkway over a tank containing water used for froth flotation at the processing plant of the company's Northparkes copper and gold underground block cave mine in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. Northparkes last year produced 50,000 tons of copper. Rio owns 80 percent of the operation and Sumitomo Corp., the remainder. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images