Rio Tinto’s Boyne Smelters (BSL) is set to announce a round of job cuts after it revealed plans to reduce production.
Rio Tinto has awarded a $70 million bulk earthworks contract to civil engineering firm QBirt for the development of mine infrastructure at the Amrun bauxite project in northern Queensland.
Rio Tinto and Aluminium Corp of China (Chinalco) have reportedly terminated their joint venture set up to explore for copper.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is anticipating it will report a $231 million impairment for 2016 as lower uranium prices continue to impact the company.
Rio Tinto has cited a three per cent increase in Pilbara iron ore shipments in 2016 compared to 2015.
Rio Tinto subsidiary, Kennecott Exploration, has walked away from a potential joint venture with Azure Minerals at the Promontorio copper-gold project in Mexico.
Perth-based mining contractor Decmil has secured a new contract at Rio Tinto’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Development of Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project in North Queensland continues to gather pace following the award of $160 million of contracts to construction company Civmec.
Rio Tinto has rejected claims that it has used drones to monitor employees at company work camps.
Rio Tinto has confirmed reports that it is under investigation by the US Securities Exchange Committee (SEC) over an impairment in its 2012 accounts in Mozambique.
Rio Tinto has outlined a long-term strategy that will deliver an additional $5 billion in cash flow over the next five years.
Rio Tinto will be cutting more jobs from it iron ore division in WA, with positions at its head office in Perth to be targeted first.
Rio Tinto has transferred more than 2000ha of land in NSW’s Lower Hunter region to the state government for permanent conservation.
Rio Tinto has axed energy and minerals chief executive Alan Davies and legal and regulatory affairs group executive Debra Valentine following the Africa payments scandal.
Workers at Rio Tinto’s Hope Downs 4 mine will be sent home during Christmas as part of the company’s efforts to cut operating costs.
Rio Tinto directors are set to meet in London in the next few hours in order to discuss the future of the two of its executives involved in the so-called African payments scandal.
The cancer sufferers who claimed their use of talcum powder obtained from Rio Tinto’s talc mines caused their condition have dropped their case against the company.
Rio Tinto is selling its stake in Guinea’s Simandou iron ore mine to Chinalco in a deal that will be worth between $1.1 billion and $1.3 billion. Rio was the highest shareholder with 46.6 per cent ownership. The Chinese-owned Chinalco has 41.3 per cent, with the buyout giving them a majority ownership of 87.9 per … Continue reading Rio Tinto selling stake in Simandou to China
Rio Tinto is reducing its debt by nearly $US1.5 billion as part of its debt reduction program.
The WA state government is not considering raising taxes on mining companies despite Nationals leader Brendon Grylls’ push for $5 levy.