viewRio Tinto PLC

CGI Group lands three year application support deal from Rio Tinto


Base metals focused miner and FTSE 100 constituent Rio Tinto (LSE & ASX: RIO) has awarded its long time IT provider CGI Group (TSX: GIB, NYSE: GIB) with a three year application support services contract to extend a more than 25 year partnership.

Under the terms of the deal, which includes a renewal option for two one year supplementary periods, CGI will maintain Rio Tinto’s subsidiary Rio Tinto Alcan’s application portfolio that supports its back end operations including finance, sales, maintenance, HR, procurement, payrolls and HSE (health, safety and environment) functions.

“This contract provides us with the opportunity to expand our services to Rio Tinto worldwide...we look forward to establishing CGI as one of Rio Tinto's primary strategic IT partners across its global operations,” said President and Chief Executive of CGI Michael Roach.

Services provided by CGI Group include applications management, business process services, infrastructure management, system integration and consulting and technology management. The company has over 100 solutions developed for various industries including banking, entertainment, healthcare, insurance oil & gas, telecommunications and utilities.

Quick facts: Rio Tinto PLC

Price: 4752.5 GBX

Market: LSE
Market Cap: £59.25 billion

Add related topics to MyProactive

Create your account: sign up and get ahead on news and events


The Company is a publisher. You understand and agree that no content published on the Site constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, or investment strategy is...



Time to take out some insurance against US stock markets says Alto Capital's...

Tony Locantro, from Alto Capital, says he is telling his clients to take out some insurance against the value of the Dow Jones and S&P too, which he believes are at ‘stupid’ levels. Clients are making massive returns, he says, I am recommending they buy short-side ETFs with the plan to...

9 hours, 52 minutes ago

2 min read