Canadian Mining Journal

Rio Tinto plc

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    CONVEYORS: ThyssenKrupp to send gearless models to Oyu Tolgoi underground mine

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – One of the richest underground copper deposits in the world will soon be accessed with the help of high capacity gearless driven conveyors from ThyssenkKrupp. The industrial solutions business area has won a contract to supply a material

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    AWARD: Quebec North Shore & Labrador RR wins Quebec Transport prize

    June 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Iron Ore Company of Canada won the grand prize in the railway transport category for its interactive database project for geotechnical risk management. The award was made in Montreal at Quebec’s Transport Excellence Awards gala earlier this week.

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    AWARDS: Rio Tinto supports bursaries for Canadian aboriginal people

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Rio Tinto awards for indigenous students were presented earlier this week to First Nations, Inuit and Metis students across Canada. Particular attention is given to those pursuing post-secondary education and training from communities where Rio Tinto operates.

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Bingham Canyon mine tests Eriez HydroFloat

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper (RTKC) and Eriez are jointly operating pilot plant facility to increase recovery of base metals using the patented HydroFloat technology from Eriez Flotation Division (EFD). Results indicate significant opportunities for additional recovery of copper and molybdenum from

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    IRON ORE: IOC wins Rio Tinto’s global safety award

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Iron Ore Company of Canada has won the Ground Breaker Safety Award from its parent company, Rio Tinto. IOC was recognized for its thumb activated microphone on graders initiative. Ground Breakers is Rio Tinto’s global group-wide recognition

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    STRATEGY: Rio Tinto promises to boost free cash flow by $5 billion

    November 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Rio Tinto promised earlier this week to boost its free cash flow by an additional $5 billion over the next five years. And it will meet its cash reduction target of $2 billion this year and next. The

  • AWARDS: Renewable energy winners

    November 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mining companies were celebrated the evening of Nov. 21 for their investments in renewable energy at an awards gala and dinner in Toronto. Mining companies from Canada, Chile, Mexico, Australia, and South Africa received awards for their investments

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    RESEARCH: The value behind CEMI’s Rio Tinto centre for underground mining

    October 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) and Rio Tinto are celebrating the completion of the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) at CEMI. This $10-million investment in Canada’s mining innovation was created to undertake

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    DIAMONDS: Diavik mine yields 187-ct gem, largest ever found in Canada

    December 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Diavik diamond mine, a partnership of Rio Tinto (60%) and Toronto-based Dominion Diamond Corp. (40%), has unearthed the largest diamond – 187.7 ct – ever mined in Canada. Rio Tinto showcased what has been named the

  • ABORIGINAL ISSUES: Court decision allows aboriginal title claims to be laid against private parties

    November 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – An unprecedented Supreme Court of Canada decision, allowing two British Columbia First Nations to file for damages against aluminum industry giant Rio Tinto, could have dire implications for economic development projects across the country, concludes a new study

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    Reservoir Minerals teams up with Rio Tinto

    November 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    For a junior company to entice a major to earn into an exploration project is impressive. To repeat that success with a different major on a separate set of concessions, and, at a dismal time in commodity markets, is nothing

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    DIAMONDS: A-21 pipe development okayed at Diavik

    November 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The decision has been made to proceed with development of the A-21 pipe at the Diavik diamond mine near Lac de Gras. The mine is a project of Toronto’s Dominion Diamond Corp. (40%) and operator Rio Tinto plc (60%).