Rio sells around 30% of its Argyle pink diamonds into Japan.
Rio Tinto’s diamonds business has just completed its inaugural rough diamond viewing at the India Diamond Trading Centre in Mumbai’s Bharat Diamond Bourse.
The Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, known as the ‘Connoisseurs Collection” weighing a total of 44.14 carats and including four Fancy Red diamonds, was internationally popular with winners from 11 countries.
Rio Tinto’s spectacular diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia are the centrepiece of a unique collaboration to celebrate five years of partnership with China’s premier diamond jewellery company Chow Tai Fook.
Bengalla is the smallest of three coal mines in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales in which Rio Tinto holds an interest, producing 8.6 million tonnes (3.4 million tonnes based on a 40 per cent Rio Tinto share) in 2014.
Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, comprising 65 of the world’s rarest pink and red diamonds, is being showcased in Hong Kong as part of its global tour.
Rio Tinto’s spectacular Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been launched during a world exclusive preview at the Sydney Opera House, with this year’s iconic collection including some of the most vivid pink and red diamonds ever unearthed from the Argyle mine.
The Diavik mine produces predominantly gem quality diamonds, destined for high end jewellery in all major consumer markets around the world.
Rio Tinto has introduced its latest range of Argyle diamond jewellery collections during the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show.
A champagne diamond from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine has been used to raise funds to sponsor a female mining intern from London’s Imperial College.
The Argyle Participation Agreement remains one of the most comprehensive agreements ever made in Australia between a resource company and Traditional Owners.
Rio Tinto’s 30th anniversary collection of 54 rare pink and red diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine has delivered exceptional results, achieving the highest average price per carat since the Tender began in 1984.
Diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in Western Australia will be showcased across China in an unprecedented fashion from next month, headlined by a special white and champagne diamond encrusted tiara.
Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson will join the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited as non-executive directors.
“The Fashion of Diamonds” strategy has resulted in a number of creative collaborations with designers and manufacturers.
A US$2 billion dollar project.
The Argyle Diamond Mine produces more than 90 per cent of the world's pink diamonds.
Rio Tinto this week confirmed its commitment to support innovation as a driver of growth in the Chinese diamond industry and the important role that design will play in developing new categories for diamond jewellery consumption.
Rio Tinto Diamonds is delighted with the 100 per cent pass rate in recent high school examinations for local children in the communities surrounding its developing Bunder diamond mine in Madhya Pradesh.
The Diavik Community Scholarship Fund will support tertiary education for students from Canada’s Northwest Territories and West Kitikmeot region of Nunavut.
Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle pink diamonds are the focus of celebrations in Jaipur, capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Rio Tinto Coal Australia's Blair Athol Mine, near Clermont in Central Queensland, will finish mining operations this year after almost 30 years of production.
The company points to its iron ore division's record performance as reason for first half underlying earnings of $5.2 billion.
As premier sponsor of the Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Awards, Rio Tinto congratulated the shortlisted finalists announced at a press conference in Hong Kong last Thursday.
Australia's biggest pink rough diamond has been discovered at Rio Tinto's Argyle mine, the world's largest producer of rare pink diamonds.