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Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) is engaged in metal and mineral production. The Company's business units are based on product group. The Aluminum group mines bauxite, refines alumina for both primary aluminum production and specialty alumina markets. The Copper group produces copper, with valuable by-products of gold and molybdenum, which has operations and projects that are located in North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. The Diamonds and Minerals group produces diamonds, borates, titanium dioxide feedstock, talc, high purity iron, metal powders, zircon and rutile. The Energy group supplies thermal and coking coal to the Asian seaborne market, as well as supplies uranium oxide to electric power utilities worldwide. The Iron Ore supplies seaborne iron ore trade and produces direct saleable lump and fines ore, pellets and concentrates. On March 1, 2010, the Company completed the sale of its Alcan Packaging Food Americas division to Bemis Company, Inc. http://www.riotinto.com/

Headlines Around the Web

Rio Tinto's $400m iron ore expansion

Nov 28, 2013 - News.com.au

Delays underscore Guinea predicament

Oct 21, 2013 - Financial Times

Rio raises annual copper output target

Oct 15, 2013 - Financial Times

Rio Tinto ex-CEO to join Vedanta

Sep 17, 2013 - The Times of India

Ex-Rio Tinto boss joins Vedanta

Sep 16, 2013 - France24

Articles About Rio Tinto

Ships waiting to be loaded are seen near piles of iron ore and bucket-wheel reclaimers at the Fortescue loading dock located at Port Hedland, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in this December 3, 2013 file photograph.
BHP Believes Iron Ore Prices Unlikely To Go Higher Than $100

By IBTimes AU

Based on the movement of iron ore prices in the global market, mining giant BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) forecast that the price of this key-steelmaking ingredient would not breach $100 per tonne. (Dec 15)

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Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon December 8, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares kicked off the trading weak substantially firmer with the ASX 200 Index up 0.7 per cent and ending just shy of 5400pts. Local shares managed to rise by 0.4 per cent last week despite a tough start to the week. (Dec 08)

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Alan Davies, chief executive of Rio Tinto's diamonds and minerals division, poses with a rare pink diamond in Hong Kong September 6, 2013. The Argyle Pink Diamond Tender, showcasing the finest coloured diamonds from Rio Tinto Ltd's mine in north
Canada's Diavik Diamond Mine Receives $350M Boost From Anglo-Australian Miner Rio Tinto

By IBTimes AU

Rio Tinto will be expanding its Diavik diamond mine in Canada. (Nov 28)

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A man is reflected as he walks past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected the offer o
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 26, 2014

By Comsec

The market volatility that has been a recent staple for local shares continued on Wednesday. The ASX 200 opened with a gain of 4 points before rallying to an improvement of 56 points at the morning highs. Thereafter the index consolidated within sight of the best levels of the day. (Nov 26)

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Sam Walsh, chief executive of mining giant Rio Tinto, takes part in a summit dialogue at the APEC CEO Summit at the China National Convention Centre (CNCC) in Beijing November 9, 2014, part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.
Experts Say Rio Tinto-Glencore Merger Is Inevitable; Iron Ore Price Drops Below $70

By IBTimes AU

A potential merger between Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) and Glencore (LON: GLEN) could create the world's biggest mining company and dislodge BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) from the top, a London expert said. (Nov 26)

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Office workers are reflected as they walk past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 25, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market is having its worst day in close to six weeks with mining and energy stocks wiping out most of Monday's gains. The ASX 200 Index is down 0.9 per cent and remains just above the key 5300pt level. Local shares surged by 1. (Nov 25)

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A train hauling carriages filled with iron ore is seen on the outskirts of Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in this December 3, 2013 file photo. If Australian miners are worried about the dramatic decline in iron ore prices, it does
While Australian Miners Declare End of Massive Expansion of Iron Ore, Gina Rinehart Bucks Trend & Starts Export From New Mine

By IBTimes AU

Gina Rinehart is the richest person in Australia and would likely remain that way for a long time. One reason behind her wealth, aside from inheriting Hancock Prospecting established by her father, Lang Hancock, is her bucking business trends. (Nov 24)

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n office worker walks past an Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) window showing the main losses for the day in central Sydney July 23, 2012. Australian shares slumped 1.7 percent on Monday, the biggest one-day fall in seven weeks, as investors fled from
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon November 21, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket has finished the session weaker for a fifth straight day. The All Ords (XAO) slipped 0.2 percent to 5,292, while the S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) fell 0.2 percent to 5,304. Eight out of 10 sectors were lower, led by Utilities, which lost 1.5 percent. The S&P/ASX 200 has fallen 2. (Nov 21)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 21, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are losing ground for the fifth day and remain only modestly above the 5300pt level. The ASX 200 Index is down by 0.1 per cent at lunch and takes the losses to 2.6 per cent this week. Should nothing change this afternoon this will be the worst week for local shares since June 2013. (Nov 21)

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A man is reflected as he walks past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected the offer o
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 19, 2014

By Comsec

In the last two and a half weeks there have been only 3 occasion on which the ASX 200 has risen. The weaker trend was once again in force at the open of trade on Wednesday. While the early losses for the ASX 200 were contained; the index was down 18 ... (Nov 19)

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