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Rio Tinto PLC (RIO.L)

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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

Rio Tinto Says Pilbara Shipments In 2018 Expected To Be At Upper End Of Existing Guidance Range
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::PILBARA SHIPMENTS IN 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT UPPER END OF EXISTING GUIDANCE RANGE (330 TO 340 MILLION TONNES, 100 PER CENT BASIS)."CHINA’S GROWTH PATHWAY COULD IMPACT DEMAND FOR THE GROUP’S PRODUCTS OUTSIDE OF EXPECTATIONS".DUNKERQUE AND ISAL SALES EXPECTED TO COMPLETE IN Q3 2018 FOR $0.8 BILLION.  Full Article

Rio Tinto H1 Underlying Earnings $4.42 Bln
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::INTERIM DIVIDEND 127.0 US CENTS PER SHARE.H1 UNDERLYING EARNINGS $ 4,416 MILLION VERSUS $3,941 MILLION A YEAR AGO.H1 NET EARNINGS $4,380 MILLION VERSUS $3,305 MILLION A YEAR AGO.ADDITIONAL SHARE BUY-BACK OF $1.0 BILLION IN RIO TINTO PLC SHARES ANNOUNCED.NET DEBT AT H1 END, $5,229 MILLION.CAPITAL EXPENDITURE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT AROUND $5.5 BILLION IN 2018 AND AROUND $6.0 BILLION IN 2019.SEES ADDITIONAL CUMULATIVE FREE CASH FLOW OF $5.0 BILLION FROM START OF 2017 TO END OF 2021.H1 CONSOLIDATED SALES REVENUE OF $19.9 BILLION, $0.6 BILLION HIGHER THAN 2017 FIRST HALF.CAPITAL EXPENDITURE IN 2020 IS REVISED TO AROUND $6.5 BILLION.EFFECTIVE TAX RATE ON UNDERLYING EARNINGS OF ABOUT 30 PER CENT EXPECTED IN 2018.FY PRODUCTION GUIDANCE IS UNCHANGED FROM Q2 OPERATIONS REVIEW.DELIVERED $0.3 BILLION OF ADDITIONAL FREE CASH FLOW FROM MINE-TO-MARKET PRODUCTIVITY8 PROGRAMME IN H1.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Completes Sale Of Remaining Coal Assets
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd ::RIO TINTO COMPLETES SALE OF REMAINING COAL ASSETS.COMPLETED SALE OF ITS REMAINING COAL ASSETS IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, FOR $3.95 BILLION.2018 PRODUCTION GUIDANCE IS UPDATED TO 4.0 MILLION TONNES OF HARD COKING COAL AND 2.5 MILLION TONNES OF THERMAL COAL.ESTIMATED TAX PAYABLE ON TRANSACTIONS IS IN ORDER OF $1 BILLION.  Full Article

Rio Tinto Says Oyu Tolgoi Enters Agreements With Chinese EPC Contractors
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 

July 19 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto PLC ::STATEMENT RE OYU TOLGOI EPC TENDER.OYU TOLGOI LLC ENTERED INTO AGREEMENTS WITH THREE CHINESE EPC CONTRACTORS.  Full Article

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