RioTinto Mining News

Rio Tinto Says Q3 production falls on planned maintenance and safety pauses

Iron shipments fell about 5 percent, hurt by planned maintenance and safety pauses across all operations following a fatality.

Iron ore slides to seven-month low as trade war fears mount

Iron ore’s starting to buckle after a series of warnings that prices are set to drop amid rising global supply, and as investors fret about the potential impact of escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China.

Global miners improve policies on community consent, while oil and gas lag

Implementation of “free, prior and informed consent” policies vital tool to prevent conflict and costs to companies, reveals study published Thursday by Oxfam.