Hydro has withdrawn its European Commission merger filing and terminated the transaction with Rio Tinto.
The company was recognised at the 2018 Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) for its commitment to gender diversity and breaking the cycle of violence against women.
The soon-to-be competed bauxite project has been built using local companies with over AUS$1.5 billion worth of contracts awarded to Queensland suppliers.
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.