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.
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Rio Tinto has felt the impact of a 5.7-magnitude earthquake at the Kennecott copper mine near Salt Lake City, Utah in the United States.
Rio Tinto is working with the Government of Mongolia to operate the Oyu Tolgoi gold and copper project in accordance with Mongolia’s coronavirus related restrictions.
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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.
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Rio Tinto intends to invest $1 billion over the next five years to meet its new climate change targets, but chief executive JS Jacques has stated, “There is no clear pathway right now for the world to get net zero emissions by 2050.”
Monadelphous has selected REMA TIP TOP Australia for a contract at Rio Tinto’s West Angelas Deposits C and D project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
St George Mining is adding further attention to the Paterson province in Western Australia, joining Rio Tinto and Newcrest Mining as companies searching for resources in the area.
Rio Tinto plans to reach first production at the Winu copper-gold project in Western Australia in 2023, and is progressing discussions with the Traditional Owners to achieve this.
Rio Tinto has inked an agreement with Calibre Mining for the Borosi gold-silver-copper projects in northeast Nicaragua.
Rio Tinto is welcoming three independent non-executive directors to the board this year, bringing the board back to full strength at 12 directors.
Rio Tinto has initiated a formal international arbitration process to resolve a tax dispute with the Mongolian Tax Authority (MTA) over the Oyu Tolgoi project.
Star Diamond Corporation has noted that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada did not comply with the terms of the joint venture (JV) agreement for Star-Orion South diamond project in Saskatchewan.
Rio Tinto has progressed an option of constructing a coal power plant to fuel the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert.
Rio Tinto has restarted the iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia following the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Damien in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto is set to partner with French-Canadian company STAS to commercialise the compact filtration technology (ACF) for aluminium cast houses.
Rio Tinto plans to review the future of the Icelandic Aluminium Company (ISAL) smelter to determine its ongoing feasibility amid challenging market conditions.