Rio Tinto Ltd (RIO.AX)
16 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON/TORONTO, Feb 16 The United States should boost domestic production of 35 critical minerals including uranium, cobalt and lithium, to reduce its reliance on foreign suppliers, the Interior Department said on Friday.
MELBOURNE Standard & Poor's on Tuesday raised its credit rating on global miner Rio Tinto for the first time since 2011 on the back of strong financial results and said the global miner could easily fund a big acquisition. | Video
* RIO TINTO INVESTS C$250 MILLION TO EXTEND OPERATIONS AT VAUDREUIL ALUMINA REFINERY
MELBOURNE/CAPE TOWN Rio Tinto handed out a record dividend on Wednesday and predicted global manufacturing growth would drive further returns after stronger commodity prices helped the miner to its highest annual profit in three years. | Video
* Payout is at top of range under new dividend policy (Adds bullets, CFO comment, share price, Richards Bay expansion)
Feb 7 Global miner Rio Tinto said on Wednesday its annual profit rose 69 percent in 2017, boosted by higher prices for commodities such as iron ore and coal, and announced an additional $1 billion share buyback.
JOHANNESBURG Rio Tinto on Wednesday denied allegations by a Dutch non-profit organization that it had avoided paying $700 million of tax to Mongolian and Canadian authorities relating to its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper project.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 31 Rio Tinto on Wednesday denied allegations by a Dutch non-profit organisation that it had avoided paying $700 million of tax to Mongolian and Canadian authorities relating to its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper project.
TORONTO Rio Tinto lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the United States, 79 days after declaring it could not meet customer commitments, a spokesman said on Friday.
MELBOURNE/ULAANBAATAR Global miner Rio Tinto will set up a new office in the Mongolian capital, separate from its giant Oyu Tolgoi project, to focus on exploration and local ties, strengthening its commitment to one of the world's greatest copper prospects.