Rio Tinto AGM 2014: thanks, and no thanks

Rio Tinto AGM 2014: thanks, and no thanks

Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Thanks from Alaska This year’s Rio Tinto AGM was extraordinary for one particular reason: Indigenous representatives had travelled all the way from Alaska to THANK the company – for pulling out of a project that...
Rio Tinto London AGM 2014 in the news

Rio Tinto London AGM 2014 in the news

Yesterday’s Rio Tinto AGM was widely covered in the press and social media. John Vidal wrote in the Guardian about recently published reports about the impacts of Rio Tinto’s uranium mining in Namibia. These reports were also featured in Independent...
Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation with headquarters in London, in the United Kingdom, and a management office in Melbourne, Australia. Since 1873 when it was founded, the company has grown through a long series of mergers...

Oyu Tolgoi mine financing pledges extended

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd said last month that parent Rio Tinto had secured extended commitments from the banks that have agreed to finance the underground expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia. The extension, to March 31, gives Rio Tinto...

Rio Tinto's giant Mongolian mine gets new CEO

The top copper marketing executive at Rio Tinto Ltd. will take over as the head of Oyu Tolgoi, the giant Mongolian copper and gold mine controlled by Rio Tinto, Oyu Tolgoi said on Wednesday. Oyu Tolgoi’s board, including three new Mongolian members, approved the...

Rio Tinto attacked over worker rights and taxes in Mongolia

Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi mine A Rio Tinto Classic: Trade Union Rights violation and dismissal of thousands in Mongolia Mass dismissals have taken place at Rio Tinto operations in Mongolia at OT LLC and in Madagascar at QMM. IndustriALL strongly condemns the...