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Rio Tinto concludes financing agreement with TRQ

Rio Tinto has entered into an agreement with Turquoise Hill Resources for an updated funding plan for the completion of the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project in Mongolia.


Rio Tinto to build tellurium plant at Kennecott mine

Rio Tinto will begin construction on a new plant that will recover tellurium, a critical mineral used in solar panels, from copper refining at its Kennecott mine near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.


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.


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.


Resolution Copper project enters next phase

The Resolution Copper project has entered the next phase of public consultation in the ongoing permitting process, led by the US Forest Service, with the release of its independent final environmental impact statement.


Rio Tinto declares maiden ore reserve at Jadar

Rio Tinto has disclosed to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) a maiden ore reserve and updated mineral resource at the 100% owned Jadar lithium-borates project in western Serbia.