Contractor Page

Welcome to our Resolution Copper Mining LLC. Contractor webpage. This page will be a work in progress and will serve as the go-to resource page for Contractors who currently work onsite, and for contractors who would like to bid and become familiar with our operations.

The Contacts for Resolution Copper Mining Departments are below:
Health, Safety, and Environmental: RCHSEDepartment@riotinto.com
Communities Team: info@resolutioncopper.com

Contract Management Team (CMX): TBD
Procurement Team: TBD

Rio Tinto Standards and Policies

The following is a link to our Rio Tinto company policies and standards. Please note that these are the Global standards and some scopes may require further explanation and work practices that are specific to the Resolution Copper Mining and the State of Arizona. Please discuss any standards and work practices relevant to your scope directly with your Designated Manager before accepting or mobilizing for a job.
https://www.riotinto.com/sustainability/policies

Resources

Additional resources that we would like our Supplier teams to be comfortable with are Browz (onsite contractor compliance), MSHA and Maxcom (SDS database) Please see links and details below:

1. Browz Reference Material: https://browz.com/en/contractors-suppliers

  • Browz LMS Setup
  • Browz Employee User Dashboard
  • Browz Sole Proprieter Waiver Form
  • Browz Supplier Requirements Checklist

2. MSHA: https://www.msha.gov/

3. Maxcom: https://app.maxcomsc.com/maxcomsc/

  • User Name: rcm
  • Password: superior

Procurement Principles and Contact information

Rio Tinto’s reputation for acting responsibly plays a critical role in our success as a business and our ability to generate shareholder value. As a Procurement function we take that responsibility seriously at each stage of our process from purchasing staff or sourcing teams to our leadership team. We expect our suppliers to do the same.

Our Procurement Principles and our Rio Tinto’s four core values: Accountability, Respect, Teamwork and Integrity. outline the way we want to operate in partnership with our customers and suppliers. They also capture our expectations of each employee and contractor. We have produced documents to reflect the transparency we expect in all procurement related activities for Rio Tinto, by all key stakeholders. It’s also an opportunity for us to communicate the principles that guide our ideal behavior as an organization. It supersedes The way we buy and reflects the principles outlined in Rio Tinto’s global code of business conduct, The Way We Work. Please read the procurement practices and standards in the below link and understand our work practices and supplier expectations.https://www.riotinto.com/footer/suppliers

Please take time to read and understand Rio Tinto Procurement Principles and use it as a continual reference in your work.

Terms related to performing services on all Resolution Copper Mining LLC Sites. Please see the Site Specific Terms that all contractor employees must agree to in order to conduct business on our sites.

For information about our accounts payable system, and for contact information to the Purchase to Pay team about all accounts payable issues, please see the Accounts Payable Fact Sheet

Procurement Principles and Contact information

Rio Tinto’s reputation for acting responsibly plays a critical role in our success as a business and our ability to generate shareholder value. As a Procurement function we take that responsibility seriously at each stage of our process from purchasing staff or sourcing teams to our leadership team. We expect our suppliers to do the same.

Our Procurement Principles and our Rio Tinto’s four core values: Accountability, Respect, Teamwork and Integrity. outline the way we want to operate in partnership with our customers and suppliers. They also capture our expectations of each employee and contractor. We have produced documents to reflect the transparency we expect in all procurement related activities for Rio Tinto, by all key stakeholders. It’s also an opportunity for us to communicate the principles that guide our ideal behavior as an organization. It supersedes The way we buy and reflects the principles outlined in Rio Tinto’s global code of business conduct, The Way We Work. Please read the procurement practices and standards in the below link and understand our work practices and supplier expectations.

https://www.riotinto.com/footer/suppliers

Please take time to read and understand Rio Tinto Procurement Principles and use it as a continual reference in your work.

Terms related to performing services on all Resolution Copper Mining LLC Sites. Please see the Site Specific Terms that all contractor employees must agree to in order to conduct business on our sites.

For information about our accounts payable system, and for contact information to the Purchase to Pay team about all accounts payable issues, please see the Accounts Payable Fact Sheet

Upcoming Bids and Contractor Opportunities: TBD

All contract information, scope schedules, Statement of Works, pricing, and upcoming bid information can be directed to our onsite Procurement team.

If you are a supplier and would like to be involved in one of our upcoming bids, please send your company information to our onsite Rio Tinto Procurement team. If you are already a prequalified contractor in our system, reference your company name and vendor number, if you are a new supplier, please provide your company information and the upcoming bid you are interested in. The information you provide will be recorded in an internal database, which is used by our Sourcing team as an initial point of reference for developing a list of potential bidders. However, please note:

  • Expressing your interest does not pre-qualify you as a Rio Tinto supplier
  • Expressing your interest does not guarantee that you will be contacted by Rio Tinto Procurement to supply goods to Rio Tinto
  • There is a comprehensive vetting process undertaken prior to awarding any supplier with a Rio Tinto contract including background checks on current and past financial positions; health, safety & environmental standards and policies; human rights standards and policies; policies on relationships with local communities, etc.

Please provide the below information when showing interest in becoming a Rio Tinto supplier:

Category of Services and or specific bid you are interested in.

Company information and organization name

  • Copy of W9 if available
  • Contact name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • City
  • Zip
  • State
  • Website address or line card
  • Tax ID or corporation number
  • Annual turnover in last 3 years
  • Number of full-time employees
  • Browz approved?
  • States and areas your company is licensed to work in
  • Two company references, other than Rio Tinto

All contract information, scope schedules, Statement of Works, pricing, and upcoming bid information can be directed to our onsite Procurement team:

Jaime White- Business Partner and Procurement Leader, Resolution Copper Mining LLC-Jaime.white2@riotinto.com

Kartik Vommi- Procurement Data and Sourcing Analyst, Resolution Copper Mining LLC- Kartik.vommi@riotinto.com

Our Work

Ninth Circuit Ruling Statement

Resolution Copper notes the 9th Circuit’s decision to uphold the lower court ruling denying the request for injunctive relief. Over the past 11 years, the U.S. Forest Service has shaped the Resolution Copper project through a rigorous, independent review under the National Environmental Policy Act,

Resolution Copper partners with the University of Arizona on Reclamation

Resolution Copper has partnered with The University of Arizona since 2014 on research of revegetation methods for mining reclamation purposes

National Transportation Week: A Reminder of Our Rare Mineral Needs

Last week the U.S. recognized National Transportation Week, a time dedicated to the appreciation of our nation’s key infrastructure

Understanding of a Unique Native Plant Species in Arizona

At Resolution Copper, we take special care to proactively minimize environmental impacts of the project and we do that in consultation

Vandalism at Oak Flat

A member of the Resolution Copper team discovered that a number of crosses located at the Oak Flat Campground had been removed from their place and left on site. We are dismayed by this disrespectful act and have notified the U.S. Forest Service of the incident.

Protecting a Unique Cultural Resource: The Emory Oak

Emory oak acorns (Quercus emoryi) are a critical component of Western Apache cultural heritage. Not only are the acorns a traditional source of food

Helping an Endangered Prickly Plant to Thrive

At Resolution Copper, we take special care to proactively minimize environmental impacts of the project and we do that in consultation

Communities receive renewable drinking water

Native American communities in eastern Arizona will benefit from a new source of clean drinking water through a project sponsored by Resolution Copper

From Milkweed to Monarchs

Monarch butterflies need mountain forests in Mexico for winter habitat, which are under pressure for competing use by tourism and agriculture. In the U.S. monarch butterflies need milkweed toto reproduce and feed, but milkweeds are under