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  1. Rio Tinto's modernised Kitimat smelter begins productionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download at The modernised smelter, which was delivered in line with the revised schedule and budget, is powered exclusively by Rio Tinto's wholly owned hydro power facility and uses the company's proprietary AP40 smelting technology which will effectively halve the smelter's overall emissions. will fundamentally transform its performance, moving it from the fourth quartile to the first decile of the industry cost curve.

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  2. Iron Ore, Steel Falling And Taking The Sector With ItRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Benzinga

    ... largest iron ore producers traded at new 52-week lows on Tuesday at $5.20, down more than 5 percent. Shares of Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ) also established new 52-week lows on Tuesday at $38.26 as shares were lower by more than 3 percent. BHP ...

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  3. Market Report: Merger and acquisition mania grips investors - and shows no signs of abatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Is Money

    ... of 2016 and is the first major structural change under Vedanta Ltd chief executive Tom Albanese, the former Rio Tinto boss appointed last year. Vedanta's billionaire founder and chairman Anil Agarwal acquired a controlling stake in Cairn India for A ...

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  4. Near-Term Outlook Shady For Rio TintoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Seeking Alpha

    ... The company's net debt position isn't great at ~$13 billion, but it has fallen from $22 billion in mid-2013. Rio Tinto has been preparing for a downturn for some time and is better positioned than most of its peers as a result. Australia's ...

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  5. Australia Mining Shares Drop as Iron Price Hits Two-Month LowRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Resource Investing News

    ... Ports Authority. Of that total, 373.24-million tonnes were destined for China. Shares in top Australian producer Rio Tinto were down 1% at 02:36 GMT, while number-two producer BHP Billiton lost 2%. Fortescue Metals Group, a distant third, was 5% ...

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  6. REFILE-Iron ore price fall a sign China's economic might waningRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Reuters

    ... Wilson, a sector analyst for Morgans Financial in Perth Shares in Australia's biggest mining houses, including Rio Tinto , BHP Billiton and Fortescue Metals Group led the Australian bourse lower after the price of the raw material fell by 5 percent. ...

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  7. Australia's iron ore exports reach record highRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Xinhuanet

    ... Science sharply cut its price forecast for 2015 from 60.40 U.S. dollars per tonne to 54.40 U.S. dollars per tonne. Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh shrugged off the pessimistic iron ore forecasts, saying it was important for the mining giant to ...

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  8. Ore volumes up but prices downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Yahoo!

    ... the big iron ore miners appear determined to push on with increasing output, with Sam Walsh, the head of Rio Tinto on Wednesday saying it was important for the company's 10-year Pilbara expansion to come to fruition. While some high cost producers ...

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  9. Pilbara iron exports up, price drops againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NEWS.com.au

    ... the big iron ore miners appear determined to push on with increasing output, with Sam Walsh, the head of Rio Tinto on Wednesday saying it was important for the company's 10-year Pilbara expansion to come to fruition. While some high cost producers ...

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  10. Australia mining shares tumble as iron ore price at two-month lowRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Reuters

    ... up 21 percent and also a record, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority. Shares in top Australian producer Rio Tinto were down 1 percent at 0236 GMT, while no.2 producer BHP Billiton lost 2 percent. Fortescue Metals Group, a distant third, was 5 ...

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  11. Quotas needed to boost number of women in senior positions: chair of NestleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | ABC News

    ... I don't think we're going to make these changes. MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: No doubt you would have seen the comments by Rio Tinto chief Sam Walsh, who said he wants to boost his company's senior ranks with more women but, he says, female employees need to ...

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  12. UPDATE 1-Rio Tinto CEO urges governments to avoid protectionismRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Reuters

    The head of global mining firm Rio Tinto urged governments not to be tempted by protectionism as they try to preserve revenues at a time of weakening commodity prices. Along with rival BHP Billiton , Rio has come under pressure in Australia, home to most of its large mines, over taxes and for flooding the market with new supplies of iron ore which have contributed to the commodity's price fall.

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  13. Rio chief shrugs off iron ore pessimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NEWS.com.au

    ... off" at a work Christmas party could get his job back. Could this put a booze-ban on your next office shindig? RIO Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has shrugged off pessimistic iron ore forecasts, saying there will be a happy ending for the ...

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  14. Rio boss says women need more confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NEWS.com.au

    ... off" at a work Christmas party could get his job back. Could this put a booze-ban on your next office shindig? RIO Tinto boss Sam Walsh is looking to fill the company's senior ranks with more women, but says female employees need to be more ...

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  15. Stocks to watch at close on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Age

    Iron ore prices fell another 0.3 per cent to $US59.20 a tonne overnight, adding to the previous session's drop, though Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has shrugged off pessimistic price forecasts. Kathmandu has urged shareholders to take no action on a full takeover offer from Briscoe Group pending the board's response, and has retained Goldman Sachs as an adviser.

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  16. Rio Tinto chief Sam Walsh says critics of big miners are fuelling 'public anxiety'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Age

    "There also seems to be a view that you can talk markets into submission or bend reality to suit your will." : Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh.

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  17. Rio Tinto CEO fires back at talk of overproductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | MarketWatch

    The war of words between mining executives over the ill-fated iron-ore market took another twist Wednesday when Rio Tinto PLC Chief Executive Sam Walsh lashed out against critics who have attacked his company and others for overproducing the steelmaking ingredient. "In times of economic uncertainty, it might sound seductive or comforting to want to put up the barriers, but we must keep markets and trade open," he told an audience of mining executives at a London event late Wednesday.

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  18. Rio Tinto And The Sale Of Coal AssetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Seeking Alpha

    The coal industry has become very unattractive and an exit may be positive for Rio Tinto even at mediocre prices. If the buyer is able to achieve better economies of scale, it may drive more competition and lower coal prices.

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  19. Former Xstrata boss looking at buying three Australian coal mines from Rio TintoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | This Is Money

    The former boss of mining group Xstrata is hoping to replicate his success in his new venture by buying coal mines from Rio Tinto. Mick Davies, who set up his own investment vehicle X2 Resources earlier this year, is reported to be looking at three coal mines in Australia's New South Wales owned by the mining giant.

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  20. UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 30Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Reuters

    ... as early as the third week in July, when it expects sea ice to begin clearing, a spokesman said on Monday. * RIO TINTO : Former Xstrata boss Mick Davis' X2 Resources is in "serious" talks to purchase some of Rio Tinto Plc's Australian coal assets, ...

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