Comment: In 2007, the company was valued at $147 billion.

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In 2007, the company was valued at $147 billion.

It sounds like they have their own insurance policy. It's called money.
http://www.getnetworth.com/rio-tinto-net-worth/

“Movement along the north eastern wall had accelerated in recent weeks and pre-emptive measures were taken to relocate facilities and roads prior to the slide,” said Kennecott in a news release Thursday.
http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/content/en/mineweb-base-metal...

It also sounds like they knew something was going to happen.