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Mining set to shut down in South Africa

Rio Tinto is among the miners impacted by an order by the South African government to shut down for three weeks to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Rio Tinto's Richards Bay Minerals operation in South Africa

Rio will curtail production at Richards Bay Minerals by midnight on Thursday.

The titanium operation was previously suspended for five weeks late last year due to security issues.