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Rio Tinto contracts over AUS$500 million with WA businesses

Rio Tinto has to date awarded contracts valued at over US$385 million (AUS$500 million) to local Western Australian and Pilbara Aboriginal businesses to support the latest development of its Greater Tom Price Operations.


LKAB chooses Konecranes for service contract

Konecranes has won a multi-year service contract with LKAB for the maintenance of its assets across four sites in northern Sweden and the Arctic Circle.


Vale removes Itabiruçu dam emergency level

Vale has informed that the emergency level of the Itabiruçu dam, located at the Itabira Complex, has been removed after a thorough analysis of its geotechnical characteristics.


Rio Tinto connects the Pilbara to Asia

Rio Tinto has secured a new commercial freight shipping service connecting Western Australia’s Pilbara region to the major international shipping hub of Singapore.


RPMGlobal upgrades advanced mine scheduling system

RPMGlobal has been working with miners around the globe to bridge the gap between operational planning and customer demand, and has upgraded its advanced mine scheduling software, XECUTE, as a result.