It is time the Australian mining industry became serial innovators to unlock the next level of productivity gains. Ben Creagh writes.
Rio Tinto has signed a joint venture agreement worth up to US$10.75 million with Strandline Resources for a suite of heavy minerals sands tenements in Tanzania.
Poor weather conditions have disrupted Rio Tinto’s performance at its Pilbara iron ore operations in Western Australia during the first quarter of 2017.
Chinese-controlled Yancoal has secured Australian Government approval for a $US2.45 billion ($3.2 billion) acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley coal division in New South Wales.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Rio Tinto Exploration is going ahead with Stage 2 of the Citadel project farm-in agreement it has with Antipa Minerals.
Rio Tinto has paid $4 billion in taxes and royalties in 2016 and made more than $35 billion in direct economic contribution to related communities.
The development of Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass, West Angeles and Yandicoogina mines are set to support more than 1000 construction jobs in Western Australia.
Australian Mining brings readers the latest corporate appointments and departures impacting the local and international resources industry.
Australian miners should consider collaborating with other industries for critical innovations if they are not already, according to Craig Stegman, Rio Tinto vice president, operational and technical support, copper and diamonds.
Rio Tinto has awarded more than $900 million contracts to Queensland suppliers during the continued development of its Amrun bauxite project in the Cape York Peninsula.
Rio Tinto has officially announced that Jan du Plessis will retire as chairman.
Jan du Plessis will reportedly step down as Rio Tinto chairman, a position he has held for eight years.
The iron ore price has dropped to its lowest mark in almost a month after falling below $US90 a tonne overnight.
Rio Tinto is cutting more jobs and production at the Boyne aluminium smelter at Gladstone in Queensland.
Rio Tinto has awarded civil construction company Fulton Hogan a $45 million contract to build a dam supplying water to its Amrun bauxite project in Queensland.
Rio Tinto has awarded a A$22 million integrated services contract to facilities management provider Sodexo, which includes an Indigenous employment target of 20 per cent within two years. Sodexo will supply camp management services to the Amrun bauxite project on the Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. Fifty jobs will be required to deliver the … Continue reading Sodexo wins $22m Amrun contract with 20 per cent Indigenous employment target
Rio Tinto has appointed three new non-executive directors including former Shell chief financial officer Simon Henry.
Rising commodity prices have guided Rio Tinto to a full-year profit of $US4.6 billion ($6.02 billion) in 2016, a massive turnaround from the previous year.
Woodside Energy, together with Rio Tinto and BHP, are taking part in a joint study to assess the viability of using LNG-fuelled iron ore bulk carriers.
Rio Tinto plans to sell subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries to China’s Yancoal for up to $US2.45 billion ($3.23 billion).