New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to delay the closure of Rio Tinto’s New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) at Tiwai Point by three to five years if she gets re-elected.
Rio Tinto has pushed ahead with $75 million of planned maintenance shutdown work at its two alumina refineries in Gladstone, Queensland, this year.
Rio Tinto has inked an agreement to develop blending operations within the Port of Dalian in China as it moves to expand its offering to customers across Asia.
Alltype Engineering has won a contract to build an iron ore mining plant at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri project in the Pilbara, Western Australia, via managing contractor Laing O’Rourke.
Rio Tinto has formed a plan to raise funding for the Oyu Tolgoi underground project in Mongolia after a cost blowout in July.
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.
The activities of a mine operation are not only buzzing at the site itself – they’re also moving along Australia’s busy train tracks. Vanessa Zhou speaks with Rio Tinto, Loram and the Queensland Resources Council about the importance of the rail sector.
Rio Tinto has showcased its rare pink, red, violet and blue diamonds from the Argyle mine in Western Australia virtually to a group of collectors, connoisseurs and luxury jewellery houses.
Western Australia has proposed new heritage laws following the destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves in the western Pilbara region this year.
Rio Tinto has started rotary air blast drilling at the Janice Lake sedimentary copper-silver project in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.
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 experienced a delay to the restart of its smelter at the Kennecott copper-gold-silver mine in the United States.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastian Jacques has revealed that the destruction of the ancient Juukan Gorge rock shelters in Western Australia led to the production of higher-grade ore.
UGL has secured construction and maintenance contracts with Rio Tinto, Roy Hill and BHP worth a combined value of more than $200 million.
Rio Tinto has awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to Scott Technology to provide equipment for a sample preparation and analysis laboratory at the Robe Valley iron ore mine in Western Australia.
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 started legal proceedings against Monadelphous for $493 million in damages related to the mining major’s iron ore processing facility at Cape Lambert, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has pledged almost $60 million to accelerate the development of automation skills in Western Australia’s mining workforce.
Rio Tinto has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Sipa Resources for the exploration company’s Paterson North copper-gold project in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has invested nearly $US200 million to progress the Jadar lithium-borate project in Serbia to the next stage of development.