What Happens With Rio Tinto, Stays With Rio Tinto

After Rio Tinto had its approval to expand a mine in Australia’s Hunter Valley overturned by a court, it entered into a flurry of correspondence with the New South Wales Government. The government joined with Rio to appeal the decision and now wants to change...
Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Christina Montorio, Paul Robson, Richard Harkinson, Roger Featherstone, Roger Moody and Yvonne Orengo A recording of the entire AGM is available here –...
Rio Tinto’s mining waste: a disaster waiting to happen?

Rio Tinto’s mining waste: a disaster waiting to happen?

The evening before Rio Tinto’s annual shareholder meeting, join us for an event where we’ll be hearing about its damaging proposed and current mining projects in Madagascar, West Papua and the US, on 9th April, at Amnesty International’s office,...

Rio Tinto associates to increase coal production in Mongolia

International commodities trader Noble Group has formed an alliance with Australia’s Aspire Mining to market Mongolian coking coal. Aspire’s biggest shareholder, SouthGobi Resources, is majority held by Canadian miner Ivanhoe Mines. Vancouver-based Ivanhoe...

Rio Tinto hits a snag in US copper mine clean-up

In November 2001, Rio Tinto secured a “Notice of Completion (COC)” from Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirming that it had successfully reclaimed its Flambeau copper mine. This enterprise generated massive opposition by a...