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Rio Tinto Receives Bauxite Shipment From Rusal After Swearing Off Russian Business Ties

Rio Tinto Receives Bauxite Shipment From Rusal After Swearing Off Russian Business Ties

Despite assurances last month that it would not do so, an analysis of shipping data indicates that Rio Tinto Group has received a shipment of alumina from Russian firm UC Rusal. Rio Tinto previously swore off conducting business with Russian firms in...

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ABx Lands Full Funding Of Binjour Bauxite Project In Deal With Rawmin

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) yesterday announced the full funding of mining operations at the Binjour Bauxite Project in Queensland. Per the firm, the project achieved full funding thanks to a commitment by India’s Rawmin Mining. Per the agreement, the project will be funded prior to production and the firm will have a 50-percent joint venture […]

Rio Tinto Confirms Restart At Weipa After Passage Of Tropical Cyclone Trevor

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said yesterday that operations at Weipa are back to normal after a brief closure as Tropical Cyclone Trevor whipped through the Queensland area over the weekend. Operations at the bauxite mine were closed last Wednesday in anticipation of the event. “Rio Tinto Weipa Operations have returned to normal activities […]

Rio Tinto Completes Commissioning Of Amrun Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced on Friday the completion of commissioning of its Amrun bauxite operations at Cape York, Queensland. According to the firm, the US$1.9-billion operation will take up the slack from the mine at East Weipa as it exhausts its cache of bauxite ore. Not only will it fill the void […]

Metallica Minerals Obtains Mining Lease from Queensland Government

Brisbane’s Metallica Minerals Limited announced yesterday that it has obtained a mining lease from the Australian state of Queensland. The lease opens the door to mining at the Urquhart Bauxite Project once proper infrastructure is in place. Metallica obtained the mining lease from the Queensland Department of Natural Resources, who placed restrictions upon mining at […]

Canberra Signs Off on Metallica Minerals’ Urquhart Bauxite Project

Brisbane’s Metallica Minerals Limited announced yesterday that it has received federal approval under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to develop Urquhart Bauxite Project. According to the firm, federal approval is a tremendous milestone on the road to mining bauxite ore at the project, which is located 3.1 miles southwest of Weipa on […]