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Rio Tinto PLC (RIO.L)

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22 Feb 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Rio Tinto Discloses Details On Tailings Facilities
Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::100 TAILINGS FACILITIES ACROSS 32 SITES, AND HAS A FURTHER 36 TAILINGS FACILITIES THAT ARE CLOSED OR UNDER REHABILITATION.AGAIN REVIEWING GLOBAL STANDARD AND, IN PARTICULAR, ASSESSING HOW IT CAN FURTHER STRENGTHEN EXISTING EXTERNAL AUDIT OF FACILITIES.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Q4 Pilbara Iron Ore Shipments 87.4 MT Vs 90.0 MT
Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::QTRLY PILBARA IRON ORE SHIPMENTS (100 PERCENT BASIS) 87.4 MT VERSUS 90.0 MT A YEAR AGO.Q4 MINED COPPER PRODUCTION 177.8 KT VERSUS 148.6 KT.RIO TINTO'S PILBARA SHIPMENTS IN 2019 ARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 338 AND 350 MILLION TONNES, (100 PER CENT BASIS).QTRLY PILBARA IRON ORE PRODUCTION (100 PERCENT BASIS) 86.6 MT VERSUS 87.9 MT A YEAR AGO.Q4 ALUMINIUM PRODUCTION 874 KT VERSUS 887 KT.RIO TINTO'S SHARE OF MINED COPPER PRODUCTION FOR 2019 IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 550 AND 600 THOUSAND TONNES.RIO TINTO'S EXPECTED SHARE OF BAUXITE PRODUCTION IN 2019 IS BETWEEN 56 AND 59 MILLION TONNES.RIO TINTO'S EXPECTED SHARE OF ALUMINIUM PRODUCTION GUIDANCE IS BETWEEN 3.2 AND 3.4 MILLION TONNES IN 2019.FOLLOWING PLANT FIRE AT PORT OF CAPE LAMBERT CO EXPECTS LIMITED DISRUPTION TO ROBE VALLEY LUMP AND FINES SHIPMENTS.  Full Article

United Steelworkers Files Complaint With Labour Tribunal Against Alcoa
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - UNITED STEELWORKERS ::UNITED STEELWORKERS - FILED COMPLAINT WITH QUEBEC'S ADMINISTRATIVE LABOUR TRIBUNAL ALLEGING "BAD FAITH BARGAINING" AGAINST ALCOA.UNITED STEELWORKERS SAYS FILED FORMAL COMPLAINT WITH QUEBEC'S ADMINISTRATIVE LABOUR TRIBUNAL AGAINST ALCOA & MANAGEMENT OF ABI SMELTER IN BÉCANCOUR.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Completes Sale Of Grasberg Interest
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::RIO TINTO COMPLETES SALE OF GRASBERG INTEREST.BOARD WILL ANNOUNCE HOW PROCEEDS FROM SALE WILL BE ALLOCATED WHEN RIO TINTO ANNOUNCES ITS 2018 FULL YEAR RESULTS.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Completes Sale Of Dunkerque Aluminium Smelter
Sunday, 16 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::COMPLETES SALE OF DUNKERQUE ALUMINIUM SMELTER TO LIBERTY HOUSE.ESTIMATES THAT THERE WILL BE NO MATERIAL TAX PAYABLE ON THIS TRANSACTION.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Approves $2.6 Bln Investment In Koodaideri
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::RIO TINTO APPROVES $2.6 BILLION INVESTMENT IN KOODAIDERI-.A $44 MILLION PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY INTO KOODAIDERI PHASE 2 HAS ALSO BEEN APPROVED.ONCE COMPLETE, MINE WILL HAVE AN ANNUAL CAPACITY OF 43 MILLION TONNES.THROUGHOUT CONSTRUCTION PERIOD RIO TINTO EXPECTS TO EMPLOY OVER 2,000 PEOPLE WITH 600 PERMANENT ROLES CREATED ONCE MINE IS OPERATIONAL.DEVELOPMENT REMAINS SUBJECT TO FINAL WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT APPROVAL.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Appoints Simon Mckeon As Independent Non-Executive Director
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::APPOINTED SIMON MCKEON AO AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.SIMON MCKEON AO WILL JOIN BOARD ON 1 JANUARY 2019.  Full Article

Rio Tinto To Sell Entire Stake In Rossing Uranium For Up to $106.5 Mln
Monday, 26 Nov 2018 

Nov 26 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::RIO TINTO AGREES SALE OF ITS STAKE IN ROSSING URANIUM LTD.DEAL FOR FOR UP TO $106.5 MILLION.RIO TINTO AGREES SALE OF ITS STAKE IN RÖSSING URANIUM LIMITED.ENTERED BINDING AGREEMENT WITH CHINA NATIONAL URANIUM CORPORATION LIMITED FOR SALE OF ENTIRE 68.62 % STAKE IN RÖSSING URANIUM LIMITED.TRANSACTION IS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS PRECEDENT, INCLUDING MERGER APPROVAL FROM NAMIBIAN COMPETITION COMMISSION.SUBJECT TO THESE CONDITIONS BEING MET, TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO COMPLETE IN FIRST HALF OF 2019.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Says Co Completes Off-Market Buy-Back
Sunday, 11 Nov 2018 

Nov 12 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::RIO TINTO LIMITED COMPLETES A$2,871M OFF-MARKET BUY-BACK.COMPLETES A$2,871 MILLION OFF-MARKET BUY-BACK.BUY-BACK PRICE WAS A$69.69 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Updates on Market Price For Off-Market Buy-Back For Rio Tinto Ltd's Shares
Friday, 9 Nov 2018 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::MARKET PRICE FOR OFF-MARKET BUY-BACK FOR RIO TINTO LIMITED'S SHARES ANNOUNCED TO ASX ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 IS A$81.0268.  Full Article

Australia shares rise on Sino-U.S. trade deal hopes; NZ flat

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