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Rio Tinto PLC (RIO.L)

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27 Feb 2017
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Wed, Feb 15 2017

RPT-COLUMN-Iron ore rally fires up Rio Tinto's commodity merry-go-round: Russell

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 15 Reuters) - Mining company super profits appear to be back on the agenda as earnings stand to be turbo-charged by higher-than-expected prices for iron ore and other metals, while volumes are also likely to be strong.

Iron ore rally fires up Rio Tinto's commodity merry-go-round: Russell

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

COLUMN-Iron ore rally fires up Rio Tinto's commodity merry-go-round: Russell

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 15 Reuters) - Mining company super profits appear to be back on the agenda as earnings stand to be turbo-charged by higher-than-expected prices for iron ore and other metals, while volumes are also likely to be strong.

UPDATE 1-Rio Tinto recruits three energy executives to board

* Simon Henry, Sam Laidlaw, David Constable named as non-execs

Rio Tinto considers exiting interest in Freeport Indonesia mine -The Australian

JAKARTA, Feb 9 Rio Tinto is considering walking away from its interest in the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport McMoRan Inc in Indonesia, The Australian newspaper reported on Thursday, citing the mining giant's chief executive.

Confident Rio Tinto hands back cash as iron ore booms

SYDNEY Global miner Rio Tinto put its focus on returning cash to shareholders on Wednesday after beating profit forecasts on the back of cost-cutting and a strong recovery in iron ore prices. | Video

Rio Tinto denies Guinea iron ore sale has stalled after investigation

LONDON/CAPE TOWN Rio Tinto shrugged off concerns on Wednesday that its sale of Guinea's Simandou project to Chinalco had stalled after an investigation into payments to a consultant who helped it win rights to the huge iron ore deposit.

UPDATE 2-Confident Rio Tinto hands back cash as iron ore booms

* Underlying earnings up 12 pct (Recasts, adds analyst comments)

Rio Tinto boosts dividend on commodities recovery

SYDNEY, Feb 8 Global miner Rio Tinto said on Wednesday it will pay a bigger-than-expected annual dividend of $1.70 per share on the back of a strong recovery in mineral commodities markets in 2016 and cost-cutting.

BRIEF-Arianne Phosphate Inc signs project agreement with Rio Tinto to review potential maritime services sharing

* Arianne Phosphate Inc says signing of a project agreement with Rio Tinto to review potential maritime services sharing

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