Tour Of Rio Tinto's Copper Operations : News Photo

Tour Of Rio Tinto's Copper Operations

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Tanks holding water used for froth flotation stand at the processing plant of Rio Tinto Group'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
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Tanks holding water used for froth flotation stand at the processing plant of Rio Tinto Group'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
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