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Rio diamond u-turn benefits Diavik

Rio Tinto, which owns 60% of Diavik, and its joint venture partner, Dominion Diamond (40%), have pledged...

North America

27 NOVEMBER 2014

Glencore's real target Fortescue?

According to the report, Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg may have held discussions with Fortescue...

Capital markets

27 NOVEMBER 2014

Ratings boost for Antofagasta

Sandford C Bernstein’s research department said “we continue to see positive long term prospects for...

Central/South America

26 NOVEMBER 2014

Do oil and mining mix?

However, the past three years have seen several large mining companies, BHP Billiton, Freeport-McMoRan,...


25 NOVEMBER 2014

Downturn dents region's iron hopes

According to the World Bank’s latest estimates, if the Ebola outbreak continues and worsens into next...


25 NOVEMBER 2014

China spoils iron ore price rally

In an interview with Mining Journal, Bart Jaworski, a senior analyst at Davy, Ireland's largest stockbroker,...


24 NOVEMBER 2014

CSIRO chief joins Rio

Clark has also held various roles at Western Mining Corp, NM Rothschild and BHP Billiton, developing...


22 NOVEMBER 2014

Gunson's got new opportunities in its sights

Gunson’s new managing director Richard Hill is optimistic. “It’s had A$25-30 million [US$21-26 million]...


17 NOVEMBER 2014

Rio Tinto and Sinosteel to extend Pilbara JV

Sam Walsh, Rio Tinto chief executive, and Xu Siwei, Sinosteel president, signed a heads of agreement...


17 NOVEMBER 2014

Turquoise Hill departures

Directors Jill Gardiner and Rio Tinto veteran Jeff Tygesen have been appointed chair and chief executive,...


12 NOVEMBER 2014

Still hope for Pebble, convention hears

The passing of the ‘Bristol Bay Forever’ ballot by a 65%-35% margin last week looked to extinguish any...

North America

10 NOVEMBER 2014

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