Rio Tinto has approved a $US1.5 billion ($2.2 billion) investment to continue production at the Kennecott copper operation in the United States.
Rio Tinto will curtail operations at the Richards Bay Minerals mine in South Africa following a security incident.
Despite having won the Liebherr Lifetime Achievement Award, EMR Capital chairman Owen Hegarty is not done multiplying the benefits of Australia’s mining industry.
Rio Tinto, which shares its Pilbara ports with some of Australia’s most important turtle breeding grounds, is making efforts to ensure its flippered friends have the best chance at making it to adulthood.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including Metals X’s operation suspension at the Nifty mine in Western Australia.
The Centre of Excellence for Indigenous Minerals Development has announced Rio Tinto will be a founding partner, adding to the company’s global indigenous-engaged programs.
Mining Machinery Developments (MMD) has developed a mobile feeder solution that transforms traditional truck and shovel operations to deliver productivity and safety benefits.
Rio Tinto will sustain the production capacity of its Pilbara iron ore business in Western Australia after approving a $US749 million ($1 billion) investment in the Greater Tom Price operations.
Rio Tinto is set to work with leaders in Australia’s education and innovation sectors in a new, disruptive approach designed to tackle a looming skills gap in the nation’s future workforce.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including the latest major iron ore contract awarded by Rio Tinto in the Pilbara.
Rio Tinto showcased a collection of 64 rare pink and red diamonds from its Argyle mine in Western Australia in the 35th tender.
Rio Tinto has awarded Monadelphous Group a major contract for fixed plant maintenance services worth more than $100 million.
Rio Tinto is facing another blow at the Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia with a non-governmental organisation (NGO) initiating a lawsuit relating to the project’s development and finalisation.
The Takeovers Panel has received an application from Zentree Investments following Energy Resources of Australia’s (ERA’s) launch of a share entitlement offer last week.
Rio Tinto has awarded an IT infrastructure contract to Cirrus Networks that gives the technology solutions provider the opportunity to bid for infrastructure services against other pre-qualified providers.
Alderan Resources has executed an earn-in and joint venture (JV) agreement with Rio Tinto subsidiary Kennecott Exploration at the Frisco project in the United States.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including BHP’s plan to introduce autonomous haulage at an east coast coal operation for the first time.
Energy Resources Australia (ERA) plans to raise $476 million to cover its rehabilitation obligations at the Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory.
Fortescue Metals Group has been beaten by a consortium including Guinea’s biggest bauxite exporter in a tender to develop key sections of the massive Simandou iron ore project in the West African country.
Rio Tinto, the Western Australian government and South Metropolitan TAFE have partnered to launch an Australian-first qualification in automation.