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Weak Sales Prices Hamper Earnings For Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Sector In Front Half Of 2019

Weak Sales Prices Hamper Earnings For Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Sector In Front Half Of 2019

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released results for the first half of 2019 late last week. The firm’s aluminium business was stable from an operational perspective in the opening half, but price declines took their toll on the segment. In the...

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Rio Tinto Sends Maiden Ore Shipment From Amrun Six Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced yesterday the first shipment of bauxite from its Amrun project, beating the scheduled timeframe by a full six weeks. The firm marked the accomplishment at a ceremony held on the Western Cape York Peninsula where 80 thousand metric tons of bauxite harvested from the mine was loaded on […]

Rio Tinto Awards Over $900 MM in Amrun Contracts to Queensland Firms

Mining titan Rio Tinto Group’s emphasis on regional economic development will be worth at least $900 million to the Queensland economy, as over two-thirds of the $1.38 billion in contracts for the development of the Amrun bauxite project have been awarded to local suppliers. Over five hundred Queensland businesses have been engaged in either directly […]

Rio Tinto Awards US$45 MM Contract for Dam at Amrun Bauxite Project to Fulton Hogan

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto announced the award of a US$45 million to the New Zealand civil construction firm Fulton Hogan. The contract, which is for the construction of a dam at the Amrun bauxite project in Cape York, Queensland, was announced last Wednesday. The project will have Fulton Hogan’s Queensland division constructing a 10.9-gigaliter […]

Rio Tinto Awards US$120 MM in Contracts for New Facilities at Amrun

Rio Tinto is preparing to step up production at its gargantuan bauxite project in Queensland, Australia. The Australian construction firm Civmec Construction & Engineering Pty Ltd announced on Monday that it had been awarded two significant contracts at Amrun for projects involving a new processing facility at the site. Civmec’s press release indicated that it […]

Cape York Bauxite Mining Benefits Local Indigenous People

Bauxite mining on Australia’s Cape York is proving to be a boon for many members of the area’s Aboriginal population, much of which is considered economically disadvantaged. Murray Korkatain, a Wik traditional owner interviewed by local media is preparing to enter into a Local Aboriginal Person traineeship. The eighteen-month program will teach him to operate […]