2018 in quotes

2018 in quotes

Some of the most colourful and controversial quotes of the year

Forum

21 DECEMBER 2018
Strong buy signal from METS investors

Strong buy signal from METS investors

Technology-led change set to drive next major consolidation phase in the sector

Deals/Finance

15 NOVEMBER 2018
Dryblower and the return of inflation as a metal-price driver

Dryblower and the return of inflation as a metal-price driver

Metals are rising after a mid-year slump and could go a lot higher according to Dryblower's analysis...

Dryblower

05 NOVEMBER 2018
Jacques floats new funding model

Jacques floats new funding model

Rio CEO also in favour of scrapping the jargon

Project finance

30 OCTOBER 2018
Rio to return coal sale proceeds through US$3.2 billion buyback

Rio to return coal sale proceeds through US$3.2 billion buyback

Demonstrates commitment to capital discipline: Jacques

Capital markets

20 SEPTEMBER 2018
Dryblower and mining's doomed attempt to swear off takeovers

Dryblower and mining's doomed attempt to swear off takeovers

Dryblower reckons that companies seeking growth through exploration will soon return to M&A

Dryblower

13 AUGUST 2018
Rio bolsters shareholder returns

Rio bolsters shareholder returns

Jacques says after $5B of divestments this year, further sale processes are underway

Profit & Loss

01 AUGUST 2018
Rio downgraded by RBC

Rio downgraded by RBC

M&A a possible counterattack if premium falls away, says RBC

Bulks

26 JULY 2018
Rio again warns on cost pressures

Rio again warns on cost pressures

Rio Tinto reports solid quarter of production, but warns of cost inflation

Bulks

17 JULY 2018
J-S on the challenges ahead for mining

J-S on the challenges ahead for mining

Rio CEO lays out challenges and opportunities at annual Melbourne Mining Club in London

Events Coverage

02 JULY 2018
Rio advancing Grasberg talks

Rio advancing Grasberg talks

Rio confirms Grasberg negotiations, but no certainty of a deal

M&A

23 MAY 2018
How do you explore and mine on Mars?

How do you explore and mine on Mars?

Answer to that is also the answer to one of the biggest issues facing the mining sector

Events Coverage

15 MAY 2018