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8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Rio Tinto's SouthGobi Makes Second Distress Call as Coal Slumps

SouthGobi Resources Ltd. , a Mongolian coal miner controlled by Rio Tinto Plc, said it's seeking additional funding for a second time in six months to stay in business amid a slump in coal prices.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc's Buy Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group

's stock had its "buy" rating reissued by investment analysts at Jefferies Group in a note issued to investors on Friday.

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Related Topix: Mining, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services

Sys-Con Media

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Vale, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto

Iron ore prices had a bullish run in 2013, in contrast to other base metals, thanks to heightened demand from steel end-consumers, particularly in the Chinese construction sector.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Rio Tinto plc

A number of stock research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Rio Tinto plc during the last seven days: Rio Tinto plc had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse.

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Related Topix: Mining, Sanford C. Bernstein

Reuters

COLUMN-Survival of the fittest in the new iron age: Andy Home

The benchmark price for 62 percent iron ore as assessed by the Steel Index .IO62-CNI=SI has just fallen below the $89 per tonne level for the first time since September 2012.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Mining

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Jacynthe Cote appointed to the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada

Prior to that, Ms. Cote served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan's Primary Metal business group, following Rio Tinto's acquisition of Alcan Inc. in Ms Cote joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 and she served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her 26-year career, including positions in human resources, ... (more)

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Related Topix: RBC Financial Group, Banking, Financial Services, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining, Alcan, Metals

Wed Aug 20, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

Rio Tinto plc received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms in the last week: Rio Tinto plc had its price target raised by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from GBX 4,145 to GBX 4,165 .

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Ruth Sunderland: a major shift for the miners

After more than a decade of full-blooded expansionism, BHP Billiton has gone in the opposite direction and unveiled details of a multi-billion pound de-merger.

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Related Topix: Mining, Albany, NY, Australia, World News, Brinckerhoff, NY

The Winnipeg Free Press

Dominion Diamond says mine production, sales prices better than expected

Dominion Diamond Corp. says production from its Ekati mine and the Diavik mine that it jointly owns with Rio Tinto PLC were substantially ahead of the company's plan in the second quarter.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse

's stock had its "outperform" rating reiterated by Credit Suisse in a research note issued on Monday.

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Seeking Alpha

Rio Tinto weighing sale of controlling stake in Bougainville Copper

Rio Tinto says it is reviewing its options for its 54% stake in Bougainville Copper, the mining company that owns the Panguna mine in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, after the government passed new mining laws that may strip RIO of its lease on the site.

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

Shares of Rio Tinto plc have been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the twenty-three ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Stock Ratings News reports .

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bloomberg

End of Boom Forces Miners to Review $616 Billion of Deals

A proposed spinoff by BHP Billiton Ltd. of about $15 billion in assets signals the start of a new round of disposals as the biggest mining companies adapt to the end of a boom for commodities.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Anglo American

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Acquisitions, New Contract, Financial Results, and Technical Updates...

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Kinder Morgan Inc. , Noble Energy, Inc. , Markwest Energy Partners LP , Rio Tinto Plc and Phillips 66 .

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Related Topix: Noble Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Kinder Morgan, Mining, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Rio Tinto plc recently: Rio Tinto plc had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital.

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Related Topix: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Wed Aug 13, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Receives Outperform Rating from RBC Capital

's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at RBC Capital in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

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MarketWatch

OZ Minerals grapples with cash conundrum

When commodity prices surged three years ago, Australia's OZ Minerals Ltd. took an unusual stance for a global mining company: it held on to its cash pile and didn't do a significant deal.

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Related Topix: Mining, Australia, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rio Tinto plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas

's stock had its "outperform" rating restated by equities researchers at BNP Paribas in a research report issued on Monday.

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The Independent

From iron ore to cattle farming: Meat is a richer seam for miners

In Western Australia, industry giants such as Rio Tinto are turning increasingly to cattle farming as beef prices soar and iron ore goes the other way Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Mining

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Australia's BC Iron bids for rival, shows iron ore mines still in demand

BC Iron Ltd has launched a friendly cash and share offer worth around A$256 million for smaller rival Iron Ore Holdings Ltd, the second takeover in a month aimed at beefing up production in Australia's main iron ore region.

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