Mongolia Mining 2014 launches this month 0

The 4th edition of Mongolia Mining 2014 International Mining and Oil/Gas Exhibition will be held for three days from April 10 to 12. In addition to the traditional mining industry,

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Glencore closer to iron ore ambition 0

Glencore has cleared a key hurdle in its ambition to become an iron ore miner, reaching a preliminary deal with the west African country of Mauritania for a $1bn contract for

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How Safe Is Your Money In Rio Tinto plc? 0

Iron ore giant Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO) (NYSE: RIO.US) bounced back to profit in 2013, but its share price performance hasn’t followed. After peaking at 3,680p in February, fears of a Chinese slowdown

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Rio Tinto’s alchemy: turning iron into oro 0

LAST year Rio Tinto poured $6.3 billion in tax into Australian federal and state government coffers. It paid a further $1.3 billion in personal tax on behalf of its workers.

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Rio potash asset right next to BHP 0

Mining giant Rio Tinto has a big potash deposit in the same Saskatchewan basin where rival BHP Billiton is spending $US3.8 billion ($A4.2bn) just to be prepared to mine the

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Juniors jump at chance in Mongolia 0

MONGOLIA — a landlocked country in central Asia — boomed as the resources cycle peaked but just as quickly as the investment flooded in, it flowed out as the government

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Rio Tinto unveils Processing Centre of Excellence in Brisbane 0

Rio Tinto has unveiled the latest component of its Mine of the Future program – the Processing Centre of Excellence. Based in Brisbane, Rio says this “is a world first,

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Commodity dive no surprise, says Walsh 0

RIO Tinto chief Sam Walsh says the market should not be surprised by factors that have sent iron ore prices sliding and he is confident Chinese growth will underpin long-term

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Rio Tinto takes another ‘future mine’ step 0

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Diversified mining major Rio Tinto on Thursday officially opened a new phase of its ‘mine of the future’ technology with the launch of a processing excellence centre

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Mongolia tames “Ninja” gold miners to support currency 0

A tussle between Mongolia’s authorities and some 60,000 “ninja miners” for control over the country’s gold industry captures in microcosm the broader battles that Ulaanbaatar is waging to shore up

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