Rio has urgent business to attend to in Mongolia, Guinea, Serbia and South Africa.
Barry FitzGerald wonders if this is as good as it gets for FMG
Local management buys in as parent company trims business
What's good for mining major may not work for others
But Rio trying to determine its level of involvement
Should Rio come or should it go?
SMB-led consortium has secured approval for Simandou North but things likely to get harder from here...
BHP caused some surprise with the revelation it could expand Pilbara capacity
Rumours of another push to get the iron ore deposit developed are like to come to nothing
Rumours of a military coup as 'Mick the Miner' takes stock
Failure can be a good thing, writes Barry FitzGerald
Do high-quality interests and softening government attitudes mean 'it will be different this time'?