Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques has noted that achieving the company’s ambitious emission targets would not be possible without using its influence on the downstream customers.
Kerman Contracting has won a significant contract for a laboratory construction at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has ramped up its COVID-19 screening measures across Western Australia in an effort to further manage the pandemic.
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Rio Tinto has reported strong production results in the first quarter of the calendar year 2020, but noted that some of its projects are now being affected by the COVID-19 government restrictions.
Rio Tinto Aluminium has offered up its Australian and New Zealand laboratories to develop hand sanitiser to help ease the demand for this product.
Rio Tinto has paid the majority of its taxes last year in Australia, amounting to $US6.2 billion ($10 billion) out of a total of $US7.6 billion in taxes and royalties globally.
Rio Tinto has introduced strict measures at its Pilbara operations in Western Australia to combat the coronavirus, including redesigned rosters, social distancing and airport health checks.
Rio Tinto has enforced a force majeure on copper cathode contracts for the Kennecott mine in Utah, the United States, after an earthquake last month caused an emergency shutdown at the smelter.
Calls are growing for big businesses, including mining companies, to shorten payment terms to their suppliers amid the Coronavirus crisis.
An expert from SAP Africa has said mining companies may be forced to adopt autonomous technology to keep production flowing amid worldwide shutdowns due to the coronavirus.
Rio Tinto has awarded additional contracts to Primero for the Koodaideri and Mesa K projects in the Pilbara, Western Australia for a combined value of $20 million.
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.
BHP has retained its position as the world’s most valuable mining, iron and steel brand, according to the latest report by Brand Finance.
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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