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Plot thickens at Simandou

Rio Tinto has been quietly beefing up the team in charge of managing its interests at Simandou, the huge untapped iron ore deposit in Guinea, according to well-placed City sources.

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Recent appointments would indicate the company has been moving towards progressing the project with its partner, Chinalco, although management changes at Rio have prompted a review.