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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

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

Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning October 28, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, pending home sales rose by 0.3% in September after falling by 1% in August. US building permits were revised higher to a lift of 2.8% in September (previously 1. The Markit "flash" service sector PMI slipped from 58.9 to 57.3 in October - the lowestresult since April. (Oct 28)

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Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning October 17, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the Philadelphia Fed business activity index fell from 22.5 to 20.7 in October. Across the sub-indices new orders and prices paid lifted while employment eased. The NAHB Housing market index fell from 59 to 54 in October - the fi... (Oct 17)

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An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon October 15, 2014

By Comsec

Having started Wednesday on the front foot, trading higher from the opening bell Australian shares consolidated early gains by finishing off the best levels of the day. The ASX 200 finished the session ahead by 38 points or 0. At the best levels of the day the index was ahead by 46 points. (Oct 15)

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Iron Ore Mining
Monday’s Hike In Iron Price Could Be Indicator Market Has Bottomed; Marubeni Forecasts Higher Price For Key Steelmaking Ingredient In 2015

By IBTimes AU

After hitting record-low iron ore prices in the international market, there are indicators that the market has bottomed out. On late Monday, price of the key steelmaking ingredient went up 4 per cent, logging its largest one-day gain in seven months. (Oct 15)

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An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday October 10, 2014

By Comsec

The local market is taking last night's tumble in the US seriously with Australian shares falling to an eight-month low. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down 1.7 per cent, erasing all of Thursday's gains. (Oct 10)

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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
Rio Tinto Says Demand For Iron Ore Still Strong Despite Lower Price; Australia Seeks More Info About Beijing Tariff On Coal Imports

By IBTimes AU

While the miner expects 125 million tonnes of expensive iron ore supply to leave the market in 2014, Rio anticipates demand for iron ore will remain high as China's steel production would reach about 1 billion tonnes by 2030. (Oct 10)

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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 – Afternoon October 8, 2014

By Comsec

Unlike trade on Tuesday the local market maintained its hefty losses for the duration of the session to fall to a fresh eight-month low for the third day. Losses were recorded in all sectors bar the defensive utilities with concerns of Germany's... (Oct 08)

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Rio Tinto visit of Japanese PM Shinzo Abe
Rio Tinto Rejects Glencore’s Merger Bid That Would Have Created $160B Company

By IBTimes AU

Mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) rejected an offer to merge with Glencore that would have created a $160 billion mining and trading firm in August. Rio disclosed the offer made in July on Tuesday, but after thumbing down the proposed merger, there h... (Oct 07)

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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday October 7, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are trading at their weakest levels in eight months, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 1.3 per cent at lunch. This follows slight falls on Monday in what was a quiet start to a holiday interrupted week. (Oct 07)

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Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 26, 2014

By IBTimes AU

Friday morning saw a sadly familiar tale play out for the local share market once again. Selling arrived in another wave at the open after a grim session for stocks in Europe and the US overnight. European shares fell sharply on Thursday, hitting one-month lows in late trade. (Sep 26)

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