Rio Tinto achieves strong set of results for first half of 2018 including US$7.2 billion of returns to shareholders.
The funds will be invested in detailed engineering work on key elements of the project, the development of a rail construction camp and the first stage of the Koodaideri accommodation camp.
Rio Tinto has become the first mining and metals company to be awarded the Chain of Custody certification by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative.
The company’s operational performance was solid across most commodities, rounding out a strong first half performance.
The company is aiming to develop greater flexibility across its system of mines, rails and ports in Western Australia through the application of automation and other initiatives.
The Amrun bauxite project in Queensland, Australia has, according to Rio Tinto, engaged over 1000 Australian businesses.
Following a major 2017 re-branding exercise, BHP has taken first place on the Brand Finance Mining, Iron & Steel 25 league table.
Rio Tinto’s autonomous truck milestone has moved its one billionth tonne of material at its Pilbara operations in Australia.