Tag: RIO

Sipa Resources Rio Tinto Exploration ASX SRI RIO Paterson North

Sipa Resources signs farm-in agreement with Rio Tinto Exploration over Paterson North copper-gold project

Minerals explorer Sipa Resources (ASX: SRI) has signed a farm-in and joint venture agreement with Rio Tinto Exploration (RTX), a subsidiary of mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO), whereby RTX can earn a...
Rio Tinto Aboriginal Pilbara Juukan Gorge ASX mining Australia

Rio Tinto destroys ancient Aboriginal site as part of iron ore mine expansion

Traditional owners in Western Australia’s Pilbara region have been left reeling after mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) legally destroyed one of the country’s oldest known Aboriginal heritage sites as...
Rio Tinto recovering demand China iron ore ASX production March 2020 quarter

Rio Tinto experiences recovering demand in China for iron ore product

While the outlook for the rest of the world remains “uncertain”, Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) claims demand for its iron ore product in China remained strong in the March 2020 quarter, despite the impact of C...
Antipa Minerals ASX AZY Rio Tinto Citadel

Antipa Minerals moves to next stage of farm-in agreement with Rio Tinto at Citadel copper-gold project

Junior explorer Antipa Minerals (ASX: AZY) has confirmed that joint venture partner Rio Tinto Exploration (ASX: RIO) will proceed with the next stage of its phased earn-in to the Citadel copper-gold p...
Rio Tinto ASX LYL MND Mondium Lycopodium Monadelphous Western Turner Syncline

Monadelphous-Lycopodium JV wins $400m Rio Tinto contract

Iron ore mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) has awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $400 million to a Western Australian joint venture between Monadelphous (A...
BHP Group ASX driverless truck mining Goonyella Riverside coal mine autonomous haulers Komatsu

BHP announces plans for driverless trucks at Goonyella Riverside coal operations in 2020

Australia’s largest coal producer BHP Group (ASX: BHP) has announced it will automate 300 jobs in Queensland’s Bowen Basin following the conversion of 86 Komatsu trucks to autonomous haulers next year...
Carawine Resources Rio Tinto Exploration ASX CWX Paterson Province farm in

Rio Tinto to farm into Carawine Resources’ high-priority copper-gold targets in Paterson Province

Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) has scooped up more ground in Western Australia’s Paterson Province after it agreed to a $6 million farm-in deal with Carawine Resources (ASX: CWX). Via its wholly-owned subsid...
Oakajee port and rail project Sinosteel

China eyes Oakajee revival on strong iron ore prices

As iron ore dips from its highest price in five years, China’s Sinosteel has snapped up Mitsubishi’s stake in the stalled $10 billion Oakajee port and rail project set to link up iron ore mines in Wes...
Rio Tinto ASX RIO copper gold Paterson Province Winu Project Yeneena Basin

Rio Tinto confirms major copper discovery at Paterson Province, juniors scramble to peg ground

Mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) has put to rest industry speculation surrounding a potential new discovery, with confirmation this morning of a significant copper-gold find at the Winu project in th...
Copper price US China trade LME warehouse stockpile inventories

Copper price heads up on easing trade tensions and eroding inventories

As a trade resolution between China and the US finally becomes a possibility, eroding copper stockpiles have begun to bump the metal’s price back up. Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump an...
De.mem ASX DEM Rio Tinto maintenance contract Amrun bauxite mine

De.mem kicks off 2019 with water treatment contract for Rio Tinto

Water and wastewater treatment company De.mem (ASX: DEM) has added to its order book after clinching a year-long operations and maintenance contract with Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO). The new contract will...
WestStar Industrial subsidiary SIMPEC ASX WSI Rio Tinto contract Iron Ore Cape Lambert Port facility

WestStar Industrial subsidiary awarded $4.5m Rio Tinto contract

Construction conglomerate WestStar Industrial (ASX: WSI) is continuing its project winning streak, announcing its wholly-owned subsidiary SIMPEC has been awarded a new $4.5 million contract with minin...
Dominion Diamond Mines recovery largest diamond North America Diavik Rio Tinto

Largest known diamond in North America discovered by Rio Tinto joint venture partner

Dominion Diamond Mines has unearthed the largest diamond ever discovered in North America from the Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) operated Diavik diamond mine, with the gem surpassing a previous record held at ...
BHP ASX copper Olympic Dam South Australia Rio Tinto mining

BHP pulls ahead of rival Rio Tinto with a major copper find near Olympic Dam

The copper race is on between long-time rivals BHP (ASX: BHP) and Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO), with BHP announcing it had pulled out of the ground what some experts call the thickest high-grade copper inters...
World class copper gold intersection Paterson Province Rio Tinto exploration Pilbara Greatland Gold

‘World-class’ copper-gold intersection uncovered at Paterson Province, Rio Tinto ups exploration ante in the Pilbara

Greatland Gold (AIM: GGP) has added some kindling to the copper-gold rumours in Western Australia’s Paterson Province after it struck a “world-class” 275m thick intersection at its wholly-owned Havier...
Rio Tinto copper Pilbara drill rig Paterson

Rio Tinto copper find rumours spread as mining giant backs share price with $2.8b off-market buy-back

It’s been 12 months since rumours began swirling over Rio Tinto’s (ASX: RIO) alleged copper discovery in Western Australia’s Pilbara, with recent satellite images revealing a hub of activity at the si...
BHP Rio Tinto RIO ASX mining

BHP and Rio Tinto start to pull their weight

Australia’s share market is dominated by two ends of the same barbell. On one end are the big four banks and on the other end are the big mining powerhouses of BHP (ASX: BHP)  and Rio Tinto (ASX: R...