Rio ramps up Pilbara expansion

RIO Tinto says its Pilbara iron ore capacity expansion to 333 million tonnes per annum will now be reached six months earlier than planned thanks to an accelerated $US676 million ($A632 million) investment.

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The mining heavyweight announced today that the $US676 million investment by Rio and its Pilbara partners (Rio’s share is $US350 million) would be used to bring forward engineering work for the