Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its entire interest in the Grasberg mine in Indonesia for $3.5 billion, as part of a series of transactions involving Inalum (PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium), Indonesia's state mining company, and Freeport McMoRan...
Innovative Liebherr construction machines on the outdoor terrain at stand 809-813 From 8-14 April, Liebherr will give attendees of Bauma 2019 a unique chance to experience its latest innovations first- hand, which range from construction machines, material handling, mining and...
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Rio Tinto and China Baowu Group have agreed to discuss extending the Bao-HI iron ore joint venture in Western Australia’s Pilbara region which has achieved sales of more than 180 million tonnes since it was created in 2002. A heads...
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Rio Tinto today welcomed the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern to officially re-open Potline 4 at New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter (NZAS), at Tiwai Point on the South Island. Rio Tinto has invested $4.1 million this year along with...
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