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When Rio Tinto met China’s iron hand

In 2010, four employees of the mining giant were jailed and accused of stealing commercial secrets. Today, the company is more reliant on China than ever.

Rio Tinto fires executives after internal investigation

The two executives suspended last week have now been fired by mining company Rio Tinto. This occurred after an internal investigation of a case concerning a mining project in Guinea, after a 2011 incident where millions of dollars were paid out to a consultant with ties to the president at the time.

Rio Tinto cuts iron ore in 2016

Australian miner Rio Tinto will slow down its production growth of iron ore in 2016 due to lower prices and oversupply on the market. Iron ore grew 11 percent in 2015.

Rio Tinto in large-scale expansion of Australian bauxite project

British-Australian Rio Tinto is gearing up for a massive expansion of production from one of the world's biggest bauxite deposits. This happens after the mining group has secured approval for a billion dollar project that includes, among other things, a new mine and port facilities.

Breakaway employee from Rio Tinto starts new shipping company

When Rio Tinto Marine relocated headquarters from Australia to Singapore, the former Norden-man Peter Janholt said his goodbyes after many years at the company. He has now founded August Marine Advisors. "It was an opportunity to start something new," he says to ShippingWatch.

Mineselskaber kæmper intenst om kinesisk marked

Kampen om det kinesiske marked for jernmalm er blevet intensiveret markant mellem de globale minekæmper med kinesernes aftale med brasilianske Vale. Prisen på jernmalm risikerer at falde endnu mere, skriver Reuters.

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