Tuesday 19th Nov, 2019

Rio Tinto awards $250M in West Angelas contracts

Rio Tinto has awarded $250 million worth of construction contracts to two contractors for work at the Robe River Joint…
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Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the EPA to expand the West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto reshuffles board, appoints Group Executive

Mining company Rio Tinto has announced changes to its board and appointed a new Group Executive. Barabara Levi has been…
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Rio Tinto successfully launches world’s largest robot

The Western Australian Government has congratulated Rio Tinto on the successful rollout of its $940 million AutoHaul rail technology. Called…
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BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

Iron ore prices surge to five-year record

Iron ore prices have hit a five-year high, reaching $US110 ($159.2) per tonne as the mining industry responds to supply…
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Rio Tinto backs Australia’s first automation TAFE course

Rio Tinto has introduced Australia’s first nationally recognised qualifications in automation to provide workers with skills in the science, technology,…
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Iron ore prices reach $US100

Prices for iron ore have hit a five-year high, driven by higher steel production in China and speculation of another…
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Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the EPA to expand the West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto mine expansion approved by EPA

Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the West Angelas iron ore…
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Caterpillar will supply machinery and autonomous technology for Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Caterpillar partners with Rio Tinto to automate Koodaideri

Caterpillar will supply machinery and autonomous technology for Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The…
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Rio Tinto awards key Koodaideri engineering contract

WorleyParsons has won a contract to perform engineering, procurement and construction management services at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project….
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