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Traffic halted on QNS&L line after derailment

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), which is majority-owned by Rio Tinto, reported the derailment following...


07 NOVEMBER 2014

The power of automation

Missy Cummings has advised Rio Tinto and other major organisations, including the US Government, on human/unmanned...

Leaders Series

07 NOVEMBER 2014

Miners now in driver's seat

Speaking on ‘The power of automation’, Mary Cummings, former US naval officer and air fighter pilot,...


07 NOVEMBER 2014

Turquoise Hill names director

Dr Gill has more than 40 years of international mining experience as an explorer, developer and operator....


06 NOVEMBER 2014

Buying in bulk

A rising price for bauxite, the primary ore of aluminium oxide (alumina) which eventually becomes aluminium...

Miner's right

03 NOVEMBER 2014

Hodges to acquire Rio Tinto iron sands

Hodges will pay NZ$100,000 cash (US$80,000) on execution of the agreement, as well as pay for permit...

Capital markets

31 OCTOBER 2014

A different type of resource statement

Rio Tinto was forced to restate its Pilbara iron-ore resources to the Australian Securities Exchange...


31 OCTOBER 2014

Rio Tinto pink diamond auction delivers record

Fifty-four rare pink and red diamonds were showcased in the 30th anniversary collection, attracting a...

Precious stones

30 OCTOBER 2014

What goes around

The trouble with these sorts of impacts is that not only do we, from time to time, find ourselves inconvenienced...

View from the West End

30 OCTOBER 2014

Back to the future

Where the clock stops for mining is as uncertain as time travel in Back to the Future, a movie which...

Miner's right

30 OCTOBER 2014

Can Simandou infrastructure deal deliver?

The scope of the accord between the Government of Guinea and the Rio Tinto-led consortium is, for the...


28 OCTOBER 2014

Strong supply pipeline resists jams

Starting last year, and extending out to at least 2016, the results of this expansion in investment are...

Central/South America

26 OCTOBER 2014