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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/

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/15/14

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The local share market is trading higher in the early session, rebounding from Friday and Monday's hefty losses thanks to strong gains on Wall Street overnight. (Apr 15)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/14/14

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The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) slumped 1.29 per cent; finishing below 5400 points for the first time in two weeks and recording its biggest daily tumble in a month. Investors are likely to remain a little quiet this week due to the shortened Easter trading week. (Apr 14)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/11/14

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After two straight days of gains and almost reaching a six-year high earlier this week, local stocks are falling for the third time in five sessions. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down 0.9 per cent, with almost all sectors in the red. (Apr 11)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/10/14

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The Australian sharemarket is continuing to improve, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) 0.5 per cent firmer and near a six-year high. No sectors are escaping the gains, with at least modest improvements felt across the board. So far this month, local stocks have improved by 1.65 per cent. (Apr 10)

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A trader weighs gold nuggets at an illegal mine-pit in Walungu territory of South-Kivu province near Bukavu, April 5, 2014. Democratic Republic of Congo aims to double tax revenues from minerals but investors warned that an overhaul of the mining code cou
Rio Tinto Gives Up Stake in Alaska Copper Mine, Donates to Charities

By IBTimes AU

Global British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto on Monday said it will give up 19 per cent stake in the highly controversial Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska. It would donate them instead to two state charities. (Apr 08)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/7/14

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The Australian sharemarket kicked off the week a touch lower, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.2 per cent; remaining modestly above the 5400pt mark. Tomb sweeping day in China is being observed today, resulting in the closure of China's markets. (Apr 07)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/2/14

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The Australian sharemarket is modestly higher at lunch, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) rising by 13 pts or 0.3 per cent. A late surge from the miners yesterday; particularly BHP Billiton (BHP) helped minimise the influence of sluggish Chinese economic data. (Apr 02)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 3/27/14

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In US economic data, durable goods rose 2.2% in February, following two months of declines. However orders for non-defence capital goods excluding aircraft (a proxy for business spending plans) unexpectedly fell 1.3% after rising 0.8% in January. (Mar 27)

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A miner holds a lump of iron ore at a mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia December 2, 2013.
BREE Lowers Forecast for Iron Prices to $110/Tonne from $119 Due to Surplus

By IBTimes AU

With the three largest producers of iron ore in Australia targeting large increases in their output for the key steelmaking ingredient, the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE) lowered on Wednesday its forecast for the commodity. (Mar 27)

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Smoke billows out of the towers of the coal-powered Kosovo Power Plant A in Obilic, near Pristina December 5, 2013. Kosovo and the European Union started Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) negotiations in October, an important step in Kosovo's
Rio Tinto Pushes for Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies, Slams Government’s Too Much Focus on Renewable Energy

By IBTimes AU

Mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) finds the current climate change policy debate too idealistic and over focused on renewable energy. Rio Energy Division Chief Harry Kenyon-Slaney is pushing instead for the Australian government to place more investm... (Mar 24)

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