Tag: ASX:RIO

September 20, 2018

South Flank Iron Ore Project Blasts into Construction Phase

The progress comes three months after owner BHP Billiton gave itself the internal green light to proceed with South Flank.
September 20, 2018

Rio Tinto Details US$3.2-billion Share Buyback Program

International mining giant Rio Tinto has unveiled the details of its US$3.2-billion share buyback program.
September 17, 2018

5 Top Industrial Diamond-producing Countries

What are industrial diamonds? And what were the top industrial diamond-producing countries of 2017? Get the answers here.
September 13, 2018

It’s a Drag: Domestic Power Demands Complicate Oyu Tolgoi

Ulaanbaatar requires Rio Tinto to construct a domestic power source for the Oyu Tolgoi copper project, but it's beset by...
September 12, 2018

Humans Need Not Apply: Vale Iron Mine Goes Autonomous

Haulage trucks at the Brucutu mine will go autonomous in 2019, after six years of research into the viability of...
September 10, 2018

Savannah Upgrades Lithium Resource for Mina do Barroso

This is the third mineral resource estimate upgrade for the Portuguese project in less than seven months. There is potential...
September 6, 2018

5 Top Australian Stocks in Mining

What are the top Australian stocks in mining by market cap? We run through the five biggest companies in the...
August 22, 2018

Largest Uranium Producers in the World

What companies are the largest uranium producers in the world? We run through the firms producing the most of this...
August 17, 2018

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Copper Hits New Lows

This week in base metals, miners are putting out half-year reports at a time when there's a lot of noise...
August 16, 2018

Top Copper Production by Country

Here’s a look at top copper production by country in 2017, as reported by the US Geological Survey. Chile took...