Rio Tinto has shipped its 200 millionth tonne of iron ore from Cape Lambert in Western Australia to China as part of the Bao-HI Ranges joint venture with China Baowu Steel Group.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques is stepping down from his role following a board review of the company’s destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has conceded that the company fell short of its standards despite legally blasting the Juukan Gorge rock shelters in Western Australia during May.
Rio Tinto has told an Australian Parliamentary Inquiry that it is determined to never allow archaeologically and culturally significant sites to be destroyed again.
Rio Tinto has stood on the strength of its iron ore portfolio and declared a substantial dividend despite the impact of COVID-19.
Rio Tinto has added a new group executive role to tackle future priorities, including strategy, technology and climate change.
Rio Tinto has launched a board-led review of its heritage management processes to improve internal processes following the events at the Juukan Gorge.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques has noted that achieving the company’s ambitious emission targets would not be possible without using its influence on the downstream customers.
Rio Tinto has continued to operate most of its assets to fulfil customer orders while complying with government directives regarding coronavirus.
Rio Tinto plans to slow down its international operations in Canada and South Africa as a response to government measures to mitigate the coronavirus spread.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques has received a 27 per cent pay rise in 2019 for achieving high profits, safety rates and share growths in the company.
Rio Tinto is strengthening a commitment to become a key supplier of materials for battery and electric technologies at the Jadar lithium project in Serbia and at its copper ventures around the world.
Rio Tinto has reduced its 2019 guidance for Pilbara iron ore shipments following a damage at the port brought by tropical cyclones.
Rio Tinto has committed a further $302 million in advancing its Resolution copper project in Arizona, the United States, taking the total investment to an excess of $2 billion with project partner BHP Copper.
Rio Tinto has reaffirmed its transition to a low carbon future, emphasising it is the only major mining company without coal.
Rio Tinto’s iron ore shipments from the Pilbara in Western Australia have remained strong in 2018 with a 2 per cent increase on 2017 to 338 million tonnes last year.
Rio Tinto will return the sale proceeds of its Australian coal mines, worth $US3.2 billion ($4.4 billion), to its shareholders via a share buy-back.
Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its remaining Australian coal-mining operations in Queensland for $3.95 billion.
Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest vivid pink diamond in the 84-year history of its Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender during a world exclusive preview in Sydney.