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Rio Tinto (RIO)

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Wednesday 28 November, 2007

Rio Tinto

Transaction in Own Shares

Rio Tinto PLC
28 November 2007

Rio Tinto plc

Transaction in Own Shares

28 November 2007







Rio Tinto plc announces today that it has transferred to participants in its
employee share schemes the following number of its ordinary shares of 10p each,
which were previously held as treasury shares.



Ordinary Shares



Date of transfer:                                          28 November 2007



Number of ordinary shares transferred:                     11,175



Highest transfer price per share:                          1458.6p



Lowest transfer price per share:                           1458.6p



Following the above purchase, Rio Tinto plc holds 74,621,795 ordinary shares as

treasury shares.  The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares

held as treasury shares) is 997,174,711.











For further information, please contact:



Investor Relations

Nigel Jones

Office: +44 (0) 20 7753 2401

Mobile: +44 (0) 7917 227 365



Secretarial Department

Matthew Whyte

Office: +44 (0) 20 7753 2317



Website: www.riotinto.com




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