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10 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

Rio Tinto's New Iron Mine To Overtake BHP's Mt Whaleback as Largest in Australia

Iron ore prices may be down, but that hasn't stopped Rio Tinto from making plans for the biggest iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Rio Tinto confident on demand from China

PERTH July 23 AAP - Rio Tinto says Chinese demand for iron ore remains strong despite a short term oversupply and indications that India will resume iron ore exports.

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Related Topix: Mining

Sydney Morning Herald

Rio Tinto boss wants action from Senate

Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh is confident the new Senate will scrap the mining tax, despite opposition from minor parties and a drawn out process to repeal the carbon tax.

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Related Topix: Mining

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MarketWatch

BHP output trumps forecasts for fiscal year

BHP Billiton Ltd. exported more iron ore than expected from mines in Australia's northwest last fiscal year even after lifting guidance twice, as the world's largest mining company aimed to squeeze more from its operations.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Metals

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian market set to open higher

The Australian market looks set to open higher following strong gains on international markets as investors welcomed news pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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Related Topix: Mining

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Mining Giants Taking a Long-Term View of the Iron Ore Market

The results showed that the Anglo-Australian miner's iron ore production rose 10% in the first half.

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Related Topix: Mining

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Diamond Production At Rio Tinto Up 20 Percent

DIAMOND production at Rio Tinto plc's 78% owned Zimbabwean producer, Murowa Diamonds , has grown by 20% in the second quarter of 2014 to 83 000 carats, offsetting a 34% slump in output in the previous quarter, latest figures show.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Rating Reiterated by Beaufort Securities

Shares of Rio Tinto plc traded down 0.57% on Thursday, hitting GBX 3315.3301. The stock had a trading volume of 4,007,728 shares.

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Sydney Morning Herald

Unspeakable sadness at MH17: Hockey

Treasurer Joe Hockey has described the reported shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine as "an act of unspeakable sadness".

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Related Topix: Mining

Insider Monkey

Foreign Companies News: Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO), Novartis AG (ADR)...

Rio Tinto plc , the world's second-biggest mining company, is now seeing iron ore trading close to $100 per metric ton.

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining, Biotech, Novartis

Wed Jul 16, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc's "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mining

Fox News

European Shares Jump After Strong Data

European stock markets rallied on Wednesday, after U.K. jobs data showed more people are finding jobs, and Chinese economic-growth data beat forecasts.

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Related Topix: Mining, Financial Markets, Business News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MarketWatch

Rio Tinto iron-ore output, shipments surge

Rio Tinto PLC produced record volumes of iron ore in its fiscal first half, after expanding several vast mines in the Australian Outback even as prices of the steelmaking ingredient tumbled.

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Related Topix: Mining, World News, China, Asia

Sydney Morning Herald

Rio meets iron ore production estimates

Rio Tinto has lifted quarterly iron ore production and sales by 11 per cent and 23 per cent, respectively, in line with market estimates.

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Related Topix: Mining

Mon Jul 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by RBC Capital

's stock had its "outperform" rating restated by investment analysts at RBC Capital in a note issued to investors on Monday.

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Related Topix: Mining

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Straits Times

Japan PM Abe makes symbolic visit to Australia mining heartland

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the resources-rich Pilbara region of Western Australia on Wednesday, in a recognition of the key role its minerals have played in his country's economic growth.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Stock Rating Upgraded by Barclays

A number of other firms have also recently commented on RIO. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a research note on Friday.

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Related Topix: Mining

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Age

BHP happy to trail Rio in driverless path

When it comes to breaking new ground on technology in the mining industry, BHP Billiton is happy to ''be first to be second'', says iron ore boss Jimmy Wilson.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

International Business Times

BHP Billiton Anticipates Further Decline in Iron Ore Prices in Coming ...

Mining giant BHP Billiton said the 31 per cent drop in the price of iron ore in the international market may not be the last.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton

The Age

BHP Billiton looks to catch up to Rio Tinto

The sale of BHP Billiton's Nickel West operations is gathering pace, with six bidders entering due diligence and BHP keen to finalise a deal by the end of the year.

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