Rio Tinto increases COVID-19 screening measures at Perth Airport

MELBOURNE: Rio Tinto has introduced further measures to help combat the spread of COVID-19 in Western Australia following the start of rapid screening trials at Perth Airport. Alongside screening controls at airports including questionnaires and temperature screening, a range of other controls have already been introduced across Rio Tinto operations… Continue reading

Rio Tinto resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals

SYDNEY: Rio Tinto has started the process of resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa with RBM expected to return to full operations in early January, leading to regular production in early 2020. This follows discussions led by the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala, involving all stakeholders… Continue reading

Rio Tinto approves $749 million investment in Pilbara iron ore mine in Australia

LONDON: Rio Tinto, an Anglo-Australian multinational and one of the world’s largest metals and mining corporations, has approved a $749 million investment in its existing Greater Tom Price operations to help sustain the production capacity of its world-class iron ore business in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The investment in… Continue reading