October 18, 2018

8 Top Aluminum-producing Countries

What are the top aluminum-producing countries? China's output was the highest by far in 2017, clocking in at 32.6 million...
October 16, 2018

Copper Up, Iron Down, Grasberg Out: Rio Releases Q3 Results

Rio Tinto has released its Q3 production results, detailing declines in production among most commodities except copper, which has been...
October 3, 2018

Rio Reveals Rare Diavik “Stars of the Arctic” Diamonds

Soon to be tendered by international specialists, the three prominent large rough diamonds from the Diavik mine in Canada have...
October 2, 2018

$2.9-million Pink Diamond Sets Auction House Record

The fancy pink diamond, which beat the record for most money paid per carat for a pink stone, sold for...
October 1, 2018

Rio and Friends Commit $1.55 Billion to Pilbara Iron Ore Operations

Rio Tinto, in a combined effort with two of its joint venture partners, will invest $1.5 billion in two iron...
October 1, 2018

Why Consider Investing in Iron Ore?

Wondering if investing in iron ore is a good idea? Here's a brief overview of the market, including supply and...
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.