Jobs to go as Rio delays expansion, cuts bauxite output

RIO Tinto will axe 705 jobs as it delays construction of the Yarwun alumina refinery expansion in Gladstone and cuts annual bauxite production at its Weipa mine in response to the slump in demand for alumina and aluminium.

Jobs to go as Rio delays expansion, cuts bauxite output Jobs to go as Rio delays expansion, cuts bauxite output Jobs to go as Rio delays expansion, cuts bauxite output Jobs to go as Rio delays expansion, cuts bauxite output Jobs to go as Rio delays expansion, cuts bauxite output

The mining heavyweight said work on the Yarwun alumina refinery expansion would now be delayed until the second half of 2012 from the second half of 2011, while annual output from Weipa will be cut to

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