Rio Tinto has recommended a new mine design for the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia, bumping up its development capital by $1.3–$1.8 billion.
Stay on top of the latest executive appointments across the mining sector over the past week, including at Rio Tinto, Engineering Australia, South32 and more.
Rio Tinto has added a new group executive role to tackle future priorities, including strategy, technology and climate change.
Rio Tinto has reached an agreement for the Government of Mongolia to fund and construct a state-owned power plant to power solution for the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project.
Rio Tinto has launched a board-led review of its heritage management processes to improve internal processes following the events at the Juukan Gorge.
BHP has held off a portion of its South Flank mine development in the Pilbara region of Western Australia due to its impact on cultural heritage sites belonging to the Banjima people.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques has apologised for the destruction of Juukan Gorge, an ancient Aboriginal site.
Metals X has locked in a $32 million joint venture with IGO at the Paterson base metals exploration project in Western Australia.
Australia’s big iron ore miners are set to cash in on surging iron ore prices as Brazil’s Vale has been hit with coronavirus-related troubles.
Rio Tinto has awarded Primero a material contract extension for the Koodaideri iron ore project in Western Australia.
Iron ore prices have moved beyond $US100 ($147) per tonne this week following supply concerns and uncertainty in the iron ore market due to worsening COVID-19 situation in Brazil.
Rio Tinto intends to urgently review mining plans at the Juukan Gorge area in Western Australia after the company detonated explosives at a sacred Indigenous site.
Monadelphous Group has secured construction and maintenance contracts, including with four Australian mining giants, worth a combined value of around $150 million.
Rio Tinto has uncovered a new method to recover high-purity scandium oxide using waste from the production of titanium dioxide at its production facilities in Canada.
Joint venture partners Rio Tinto and Antipa Minerals have further progressed the exploration program at the Citadel project in the Paterson province of Western Australia.
Brazil’s worsening COVID-19 crisis and the reduced shipment of iron ore from the South American country have led to a surge in global iron ore prices on the back of resilient demand from China.
Rio Tinto is set de-escalate its coronavirus controls in Western Australia as the state enters its second phase of easing COVID-19 restrictions.
Rio Tinto is ready to launch a diamond drilling program at Alderan Resources’ Frisco copper-gold-silver project in Utah, United States.
The Mongolian Government has notified Rio Tinto that it will develop a state-owned coal-fired power plant to fuel the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine.
Erizon has worked alongside Rio Tinto to rehabilitate part of a highly productive coal mine into a thriving land of vegetation. Erizon environmental consultant Glenn Sullivan explains how.