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  1. China challenges India's position as world's top diamond polisherRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... output is sent to India for cutting and polishing before being retailed around the world. Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto continues to grow with an eye on the Chinese mineral markets. Jane Lanhee Lee speaks with CEO Sam Walsh at APEC CEO Summit in ...

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  2. Cliffs' Bloom Lake mine hit with record $7.5-million environmental fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    ... has been hit with a record $7.5-million fine for environmental infractions at the site. Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto continues to grow with an eye on the Chinese mineral markets. Jane Lanhee Lee speaks with CEO Sam Walsh at APEC CEO Summit in ...

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  3. ASX companies forced to disclose tax billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    ... companies and banks to publicly report certain information from next year. Some large Australian miners, including Rio Tinto, already publish a large amount of tax information, with Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh saying he welcomed ...

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  4. Iron-Ore Prices Hit Low as China Demand Remains WeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Wall Street Journal

    ... iron ore traded by sea-has underpinned this year's market slump. Some of the world's largest producers, such as Rio Tinto PLC and BHP Billiton Ltd. , ramped up production to record rates after investing billions of dollars in expanding their ...

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  5. Freeport-McMoRan: Difficulty Fighting Copper Headwinds In The Short TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Seeking Alpha

    ... now faces major headwinds in copper. The latest news from Australia is that both BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP ) and Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO ) are increasing plans to expand copper production. Despite attempts to diversify, copper remains the most ...

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  6. Federal land swap puts 1.6 billion-ton Arizona copper mine within reachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Fox News

    ... appliances and money. Resolution Mining Company, a joint project of two of the world's biggest mining firms, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, has already spent $1.2 billion to dig a 28-foot-in-diameter shaft some 1.3 miles down, but until just days ago, ...

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  7. U.S. Clears Land-Swap for Rio-BHP Copper Mine ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Wall Street Journal

    U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation clearing a land-swap deal that will underpin the proposed US$6 billion development of one of the world's largest untapped copper deposits, Rio Tinto PLC said Monday. The Resolution copper project in Arizona, which is 55% owned by Rio and 45% by partner BHP Billiton Ltd. , is expected to be one of the next major investments for London-based Rio Tinto.

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  8. Iron Outlook 2015: Hope in Expensive ToysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Resource Investing News

    ... per tonne for ore shipped to China as weakening demand and a glut of output continue to take a toll on the metal. Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO ,ASX:RIO,NYSE:RIO), BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP ,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) and Vale (NYSE: VALE ) have been in a war of ...

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  9. PDS Biotechnology Corporation Announces Appointment Of Biotech...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BioSpace

    ... Research Council, , and Rector of Imperial College London from 2000 to 2008. He was a non-executive director of Rio Tinto plc from 1997 to 2007, and senior independent director from 2004 to 2007. Sir Richard holds a number of degrees and awards from ...

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  10. Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Dec 18Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Reuters

    ... alleging it conspired with Israeli billionaire Benjamin Steinmetz to take a West African mine away from rival Rio Tinto Plc. ( on.wsj.com/1zyiLM6 ) * Italian fashion firm Roberto Cavalli SpA and private-equity fund Clessidra SGR said they have ...

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  11. Judge refuses Vale's bid to dismiss Rio Tinto lawsuit in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Seeking Alpha

    A U.S. District Court today rejected Vale's request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it conspired with Israeli billionaire Benjamin Steinmetz to take a West African mine away from rival Rio Tinto . The judge also dismissed Vale's argument that the suit should be brought in an English court, saying Rio's choice of a U.S. court is justified based on the plaintiff's likelihood of obtaining jurisdiction over all of the defendants.

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  12. Vale Bid to Dismiss Rio Tinto Lawsuit RejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Wall Street Journal

    A U.S. District Court rejected Brazilian mining company Vale SA's bid to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it conspired with Israeli billionaire Benjamin Steinmetz to take a West African mine away from rival Rio Tinto PLC.

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  13. Judge refuses Vale request to dismiss Rio Tinto lawsuit in U.S.Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Yahoo!

    U.S. District Judge Richard Berman of Manhattan rejected Brazil-based Vale's argument that a 2008 agreement it struck with Rio Tinto related to the mining rights required that the dispute be litigated in England. The judge also cited other reasons to keep the lawsuit in New York, including Vale's meetings in the city related to the alleged conspiracy, and an ongoing federal investigation related to Guinea rights.

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  14. Joy Global's Joyless YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall Street Journal

    ... aborne thermal coal is down by one-quarter to a five-year low. Even so, large miners such as BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto PLC are waiting for weaker...

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  15. Joy Global's Joyless YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall Street Journal

    ... aborne thermal coal is down by one-quarter to a five-year low. Even so, large miners such as BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto PLC are waiting for weaker...

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  16. Oil slide makes it six in a row for sharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Age

    ... two liquified natural gas projects. Resources giant BHP Billiton dropped 3.2 per cent to $27.42, while main rival Rio Tinto lost 1.6 per cent to $52.65 despite the spot price for iron ore, landed in China, edging up to $US69.06 a tonne. Junior iron ...

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  17. US Senate Approval Paves the Way for Copper ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Resource Investing News

    ... States once the Act is signed into law. First, the Resolution Copper project in Arizona, which is jointly owned by Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ,ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO) and BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP ,ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT), has been depending on a key land swap in order ...

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  18. After conquering iron ore, BHP and Rio move to dominate in copperRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Reuters

    Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are amassing vast copper holdings in a push to capture a greater chunk of the $140 billion world market, apparently aiming to squeeze out high-cost producers just as they did in the global iron ore business. Separately and in joint ventures, Rio and BHP intend to mine millions of additional tonnes of copper, despite seeing an oversupplied market for the next few years.

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  19. Congress clears way for copper mine in ArizonaRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Navajo Times

    ... the mountains above to subside, the main concern about the Apache Leap cliffs. Resolution, owned by mining giants Rio Tinto PLC and BHP Billiton PLC, said it will start mining as far as possible from Apache Leap and will have decades of experience ...

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  20. BHP iron ore chief says prices not likely to rise above $100/ton againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Seeking Alpha

    BHP Billiton iron ore chief Jimmy Wilson says the days of $100/metric ton iron ore likely are over amid a supply glut and weak Chinese demand. Iron ore fetched ~$135/metric ton a year ago, but it is now below $70 as output from global giants such as BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale increases, hurting higher-cost producers.

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