Rio Tinto RIO Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Rio Tinto (RIO) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6137C
Rio Tinto PLC
02 May 2012




Rio Tinto plc

2 May 2012

SHAREHOLDINGS OF DIRECTORS AND PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY
(PDMR)

On Tuesday, 1 May 2012, Rio Tinto plc was notified that the following PDMR had
completed transactions under the Rio Tinto America Savings Plan to acquire
units in the Rio Tinto plc Stock Fund. These were non-discretionary
transactions.





PDMR             Date of purchase  No. of units  Price per unit

                                       acquired         (USD)
                                                               
Chiaro, Preston  30 April 2012          4.17504        56.018631





Note: Each unit represents one ADR and each ADR represents one Ordinary share
of 10p each in Rio Tinto plc.



This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of DTR 3.1.4 R.



Enquiries:

Ines Watson

Assistant Company Secretary

Rio Tinto plc

Tel: 020 7781 1599





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