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4 hrs ago | Reuters

COLUMN-Rio's Mozambique debacle sows seeds of next commodity boom : Russell

While it's easy to point the finger of blame at Rio Tinto's former management and feel a tad smug about their downfall, the real lesson of the company's humiliating exit from its Mozambique coal assets is that the wheels of the next commodity boom are now in motion.

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Related Topix: Mozambique, World News, Africa, Mining, Australia, Oceania,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

When BHP's boss met Putin

Strong ties: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking to business leaders at the World Economic Forum during the global financial crisis Before taking over the top job at BHP Billiton, Andrew Mackenzie met a world leader with enormous influence over the global resources sector: Vladimir Putin.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Mining

The Ecologist

Rio Tinto's 'sustainable mining' claims exposed

Global mining giant Rio Tinto markets itself as a 'sustainable company', writes Kemal Ozkan.

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ABC News

WA small business struggles as major miners weather the storm

MARK COLVIN: Western Australia's major miners are confident that they can ride out the resources downturn but, at the other end of the spectrum, small business is struggling.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Mining, Startups, AllBusiness.com

Sydney Morning Herald

Rio Tinto abandons Mozambique

The Riversdale acquisition famously led to the sacking barely two years later of former chief executive Tom Albanese, when the assets were impaired by $US3 billion dollars.

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Wall Street Journal

Rio Tinto Offloads Mozambique Coal Assets

Rio Tinto PLC said it would sell its Mozambique coal assets to India's International Coal Ventures Pvt.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

Gina Rinehart says MRRT scrapping "isn't about making Gina richer"

Gina Rinehart's $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore project in WA has reached the halfway point of construction.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

's stock had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Mining, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Wall Street Journal

Can Rice Sorters, Car Assembly Lines Inspire Mining Industry?

PERTH, Australia-Global mining companies have scoured deserts, mountains and jungles for resources to rev up their profits.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Mining

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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