Tag: rio tinto

June 21, 2018

Gender Equality in Mining Sector Well Below National Average

According to a recent study conducted by the Conference Board of Canada, women represent only 14 percent of the sector,...
June 21, 2018

Rio Tinto Gathers Final Pieces for Amrun

With just one final piece of outstanding infrastructure in progress, Rio Tinto has secured some of the last required modules...
June 19, 2018

Keeping Up With the Joneses: Rio Spends on Replacement Mines

The company has indicated it will spend US$2.2 billion on replacement mines in the coming years to maintain production in...
June 15, 2018

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: New Friends and New Mines

In this week's base metals round-up, Ivanhoe Mines welcomes CITIC as its largest shareholder, BHP and Vale commit to expansions...
June 14, 2018

7 Basic Copper Facts for Investors

What is copper? Here are 7 basic copper facts investors interested in the red metal should know before entering the...
June 7, 2018

Rio Tinto Gets a Look in on Chinese Exploration

On Thursday, Rio Tinto signed an exploration agreement with state-owned China Minmetals on a 50/50 joint venture to search for...
June 5, 2018

Rio Tinto Finalizes Winchester South Sale to Whitehaven Coal

The deal which was first announced earlier this year saw the Australian-based coal miner Whitehaven, pay Rio Tinto AU$200 million...
May 28, 2018

Alcoa Shuts Down Warrick Potline Following Power Outage

Aluminum-focused Alcoa has shut down one of three potlines included in the restart of its Warrick aluminum smelter. There is...
May 22, 2018

Rio Tinto to Mongolia: Back Off if You Want More Investment

In a presentation at the Mongolia Economic Forum, Rio Tinto’s Arnaud Soirat told Mongolian leaders that to hold on to...
May 9, 2018

ALX Uranium Corp. Provides Update on Status of Cluff Lake Properties, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan

ALX Uranium Corp. (TSXV:AL; FSE:6LLN; OTC: ALXEF) ("ALX" or the "Company") announced today changes in its portfolio of uranium exploration...