Rio quits Tasman's Vulcan

Rio quits Tasman's Vulcan

RIO Tinto Exploration has backed out of its Vulcan iron oxide-copper-gold-uranium joint venture in South...

Discovery

17 MARCH 2014
Glencore snaps up Rio Tinto's share of Clermont

Glencore snaps up Rio Tinto's share of Clermont

GLENCORE Xstrata is expanding its Australia coal empire by acquiring Rio Tinto Coal's 50.1% share of...

M&A

28 OCTOBER 2013

Melbourne Cr calls for Rio move

A CITY of Melbourne councillor has put forward a motion calling for London-based mining giant Rio Tinto...

Events Coverage

08 APRIL 2013
Rio, Xstrata to slash 200 coal jobs

Rio, Xstrata to slash 200 coal jobs

RIO Tinto Coal and Xstrata Coal will cut a combined 200 jobs from their Australian operations in response...

Bulks

20 MARCH 2013
Ribbon cut at Rio's Yarwun expansion

Ribbon cut at Rio's Yarwun expansion

AFTER five years in construction Rio Tinto Alcan has officially opened its $A2.5 billion Yarwun alumina...

Base metals

24 OCTOBER 2012
Rio Tinto takes Indian option

Rio Tinto takes Indian option

RIO Tinto has teamed up with giant Indian engineering house iGATE Patni to fast-track the commercialisation...

Leadership

28 MARCH 2012
Diamonds may not be forever

Diamonds may not be forever

BHP Billiton has announced it is reviewing its diamonds business to evaluate the possible sale of all...

Precious stones

30 NOVEMBER 2011
Bougainville lawsuit against Rio returns

Bougainville lawsuit against Rio returns

RIO Tinto is facing a revived human rights legal case in the US over its past operation of the giant...

Regulation

26 OCTOBER 2011
Macmahon snaps up $129M worth of Rio contracts

Macmahon snaps up $129M worth of Rio contracts

MINING giant Rio Tinto has awarded construction contractor Macmahon three contracts worth a combined...

Rio feeling its way on iron ore pricing

Rio feeling its way on iron ore pricing

RIO Tinto may have made the switch to a quarterly pricing system for iron ore but is still feeling its...

Bulks

06 AUGUST 2010

Diamonds were forever

RIO Tinto has slowed development operations of the Argyle Diamonds mine in Western Australia. By Wally...

Precious stones

19 FEBRUARY 2009
Rox buys Reward tenement from Rio Tinto

Rox buys Reward tenement from Rio Tinto

ROX Resources' suite of Australian based projects has expanded with the purchase of the Reward tenement...

M&A

09 JANUARY 2008