rio tinto

Australian miners on rusty red alert

With iron ore trading below $70 a tonne, some of Australia’s mining companies are losing money. With the price set to fall further the question is, what to do?
February 15, 2015

Rio Tinto rumours boost value of Oyu Tolgoi

Mongolia’s vast copper-gold project remains stuck in a rut despite rumours that Rio Tinto is closing in on a takeover of the main project company, Turquoise Hill.
March 18, 2014

Rio Tinto strengthens ties with Chinese SOEs

Australian mining company Rio Tinto courts the Chinese once again, forming joint ventures with Chinalco and Sinosteel soon after its proposed tie-up with BHP Billiton fails.
December 05, 2010

Miners apply the screws

Australia’s vice-like grip on global iron ore and coal prices is threatened by rising production costs and looming oversupply.
August 29, 2010