Canadian Mining Journal


Rio Tinto


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    Rio Tinto, Newmont take extra steps to promote gender equality in mining

    December 8, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Rio Tinto, Newmont, New Gold, SRK Consulting and Centerra Gold are taking additional steps towards promoting gender equality in the mining sector by joining forces with global non-profit organization International Women in Mining. The mining giants joined the 2021 International

  • News

    US fund threatens Rio Tinto with legal action over Oyu Tolgoi finances

    December 1, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    The world’s second largest miner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) is facing stronger headwinds over how to finance its massive Oyu Tolgoi underground copper project in Mongolia after a U.S. hedge fund threatened the company with legal action. Pentwater Capital, the

  • News

    Rio completes summer exploration at Janice Lake

    September 29, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Rio Tinto Exploration Canada (RTEC) has completed its summer exploration program at the Lake Sedimentary copper-silver project in northern Saskatchewan, project owner Forum Energy Metals announced Tuesday. The program first began in June with the construction of a 50-person camp on the property

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    Rio Tinto executives lose millions over Aboriginal site blast in Australia

    August 26, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Rio Tinto’s (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) top bosses will pay millions of dollars for the destruction of two ancient caves in Australia as the group has decided to cut short-term bonuses of some senior executives following an internal review. Chief

  • News

    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 201: Taking a closer look at Rio Tinto’s blast scandal in Australia

    August 25, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This week’s episode examines the fallout from Rio Tinto’s blast scandal that destroyed two ancient caves of high archeological significance in Australia. The show presents the beginning of Rio Tinto’s Q2 earnings call, where chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques offers sympathy to the

  • Feature

    Waubetek, Laurentian, launch mining resource for First Nations

    August 1, 2020 by D'Arcy Jenish

    New Centre of Excellence aims to build capacity.

  • News

    COPPER-SILVER: Rio Tinto starts exploration at Janice Lake

    June 24, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Rio Tinto has started exploration at Forum’s Janice Lake sedimentary copper-silver project in northern Saskatchewan. The major is earning up to an 80% interest in the project from Forum Energy Metals, which has optioned the property from Transition Metals. Crews have begun construction of the

  • Feature

    Precious & Practical: Spotlight on Saskatchewan gold and base metals

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    A look at some of the gold and base metals projects being advanced in Saskatchewan.

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Talon updates Tamarack PEA, increases NPV

    March 5, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MINNESOTA – An updated preliminary economic assessment released by Talon Metals for the 125-sq.-km Tamarack project, 87 km west of Duluth, suggests a net present value of US$291 million, at a 7% discount rate. When compared with the prior PEA

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Vancouver royalty firm invests $3.5M in Rawhide mine

    December 23, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – EMX Royalty announced that it has acquired, for $3.5 million, a 19.9% equity interest in Rawhide Acquisition Holding, a privately-held Delaware company that owns the Rawhide gold-silver mining operation in Nevada. In a press release, EMX said it

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    COPPER: Rio Tinto invests US$1.5 billion to extend Kennecott operations

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Rio Tinto has announced a US$1.5 billion investment over the next six years to extend production at its Kennecott copper operation to 2032. The funds will allow for development of the second phase of the South Wall Pushback

  • Turquoise Hill faces legal challenge at Oyu Tolgoi

    December 4, 2019 by Steve Stakiw

    Last week, Turquoise Hill Resources reported that a lawsuit previously lodged by a Mongolian non-governmental organization (NGO) group was apparently upheld by the country’s Administrative Court. The challenge, brought by NGO group Darkhan Mongol Nogoon Negdel, alleges due process was not properly