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Rio Tinto ordered to rebuild ancient Aboriginal caves ...

 · Mining giant Rio Tinto must rebuild a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal cave system it blew up in May, an Australian parliamentary inquiry has said. The Juukan Gorge caves in Western Australia were ...

Rio Tinto: Miner apologizes for blowing up 46,000-year-old ...

 · Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologized after blowing up a 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand an Australian iron ore mine.

Iron ore supply slump as Rio runs late on new mines

 · Rio Tinto has warned that a swathe of new iron ore mines will be delivered "slightly later than planned" on the back of labour shortages and a more consultative approach to Aboriginal heritage ...

Rio Tinto awards contract for Western Australia''s WTS2 ...

 · Rio Tinto has awarded an A$400m ($275m) contract towards the design and construction of the Western Turner Syncline phase two (WTS2) iron ore mine in Western Australia''s Pilbara region. The contract was awarded to Mondium, a joint venture (JV) comprising two Perth-based companies in Monadelphous and Lycopodium.

Rio Tinto''s alleged underpayment of traditional owners of ...

 · The alleged underpayment by Rio Tinto concerns a 1997 agreement over the Yandicoogina iron ore mine in Western Australia. Photograph: Christian Sprogoe/AFP/Getty Images

Pilbara Iron

Pilbara Iron is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multinational Rio Tinto Group, that manages assets for Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto, and Robe River Iron Associates, an unincorporated joint venture between Rio (53% and operator since 2000) and three Japanese steel companies Mitsui Iron Ore Development P/L (33%), Nippon Steel Australia P/L (10.5%) and …

Rio Tinto chief Jean-Sébastien Jacques to quit over ...

 · The boss of Rio Tinto, Jean-Sébastien Jacques, will step down following criticism of the mining giant''s destruction of sacred Aboriginal sites. In May, the world''s biggest iron ore miner ...

Iron Ore

Western Australia has an estimated 48 billion tonnes of economic demonstrated iron ore resources in 2018-19, which could sustain current production levels for 53 years. The major iron ore producers in Western Australia include BHP, Rio Tinto, Fortescue Metals Group, CITIC Pacific Mining and …

Timeline: Rio Tinto''s sacred Indigenous caves blast ...

 · 3 Min Read. (Reuters) - Mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd destroyed two ancient and sacred rock shelters in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as part of an iron ore mine …

Mining Australia''s sacred sites

 · When mining giant Rio Tinto blew up two ancient caves in Western Australia''s iron-ore rich Pilbara with state approval, the destruction was met with anger from indigenous landowners. There are more than 35,000 lodged or registered Aboriginal heritage sites and hundreds of metal and mineral mines in the state.

WA must toughen laws after revelation Rio Tinto dumped ...

 · Rio Tinto has been accused of allowing hundreds of irreplaceable Aboriginal cultural artefacts salvaged from its Marandoo iron ore mine (pictured) in the Pilbara, Western Australia…

Rio Tinto to deploy world''s first fully autonomous water ...

 · Rio Tinto will deploy the world''s first fully autonomous water trucks at its $2.6 billion Gudai-Darri iron ore mine in Western Australia''s Pilbara reg Rio Tinto to deploy world''s first fully ...

Rio Tinto to build first solar plant in Western Australia ...

Rio Tinto to build first solar plant in Western Australia to power iron ore mine. MELBOURNE, Australia-- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rio Tinto has approved a $98 million (100 per cent basis) investment in a new solar plant at the Koodaideri mine in the Pilbara, Australia, as well as a lithium-ion battery energy storage system to help power its entire ...

WA Iron Ore Profile

Rio Tinto and BHP are developing new iron ore mines in Western Australia by 2022 to utilise additional rail and port capacity developed over recent years. Rio Tinto is aiming increase sales to 360 million tonnes a year while BHP is aiming to increase sales to 290 million tonnes a year.

Driverless trucks move iron ore at automated Rio Tinto mines

 · The first two mines in the world to start moving all of their iron ore using fully remote-controlled trucks have just gone online in Western Australia''s Pilbara. Mining giant Rio Tinto …

Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal ...

 · Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologised for blowing up 46,000-year-old Aboriginal caves in Western Australia dating back to the last Ice Age. The Juukan Gorge caves, in the Pilbara region, were ...

Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand ...

 · Mining company Rio Tinto received ministerial consent to destroy or damage the site in 2013 under WA''s outdated Aboriginal heritage laws, which were drafted in 1972 to favour mining …

Rio Tinto yet to pay compensation over sacred site ...

2  · Mining giant Rio Tinto is yet to pay compensation to the Aboriginal group whose ancient rock shelters it destroyed for an iron ore mine in Western Australia last year, company officials told a ...

Rio Tinto pays $9.1 billion dividend as profit hits record ...

 · Rio Tinto is the first of ... especially around the development of a copper project in Mongolia and at its key profit-driving iron ore mines in Western Australia. Rio''s …

Iron Ore

Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Today, we produce five iron ore products in Western Australia – including the Pilbara Blend, the world''s most recognised brand of iron ore – used in steelworks as sinter plant feed or direct blast furnace feed.

Rio Tinto yet to pay compensation over sacred site ...

 · Rio Tinto does not pay royalties to traditional owners for some mines where mining began prior to the native title act in 1993. The world''s biggest iron ore miner does not pay royalties to the Wintawari Guruma for three of six mines it operates on their ancestral land, even though those mines are operational today, said Tony Bevan, a director ...

Rio Tinto ordered to rebuild ancient Aboriginal caves ...

 · Mining giant Rio Tinto must rebuild a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal cave system it blew up in May, an Australian parliamentary inquiry has said. The Juukan Gorge caves in Western Australia …

Iron ore mining in Western Australia

The bulk of iron ore production in Western Australia comes from the Pilbara region of the state. A number of mines however are also located in the Mid West and Kimberley regions as well as in the Wheatbelt.. The big two producers, Rio Tinto and BHP accounted for 90 percent of all iron ore production in the state in 2008-09, with the third-biggest producer being the Fortescue Metals Group.

Aboriginal group disappointed by Rio Tinto board hire

 · An Aboriginal group on whose lands Rio Tinto mines iron ore in Western Australia said it did not support the miner''s board appointment of former state minister Ben Wyatt, citing his approvals ...

Channar mine

The Channar mine is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 17 kilometres south-east of Paraburdoo.. The mine is partly owned and operated by Rio Tinto Iron Ore and is one of fifteen iron ore mines the company operates in the Pilbara. In the calendar year 2009, the combined Pilbara operations produced 202 million tonnes of iron ore, a 15 percent increase from 2008.

WA mining tax explained: Why are Rio Tinto and BHP in the ...

 · Not all iron ore miners pay the rental. In fact, the only miners that do are BHP, Rio and Cliffs Natural Resources. That is because it only applies …

Rio Tinto yet to pay compensation over sacred site ...

 · Mining giant Rio Tinto is yet to pay compensation to the Aboriginal group whose ancient rock shelters it destroyed for an iron ore mine in Western Australia last year, company officials told a parliamentary inquiry Friday. The incident last year destroyed the historically and culturally significant site at Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region that showed evidence of human habitation 46,000 years ...

Rio Tinto yet to pay compensation over sacred site ...

 · MELBOURNE (Reuters) -Mining giant Rio Tinto is yet to pay compensation to the Aboriginal group whose ancient rock shelters it destroyed for an iron ore mine in Western Australia last year, company ...

RTZ Iron Ore Mine, Hamersley Basin, Western Australia ...

The Hamersley Basin mining area lies in the Pilbara region of north-west Western Australia, 1,100km north of Perth. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Hamersley Iron Pty, Rio Tinto operates five major producing mines in this area: Mount Tom Price, Marandoo, Brockman, Paraburdoo and Yandicoogina, while the company is in a 60/40% joint venture with the Chinese company, CMIEC, at the Channar ...

Pilbara

The Pilbara, Western AustraliA. In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure – all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

Rio Tinto-led plan for major lithium mine stirs protests ...

2  · Rio Tinto-led plan for major lithium mine stirs protests in Serbia. The Jadar project has an estimated production capacity of 55,000 tonnes per year. ( Image courtesy of Rio Tinto.) Four years ...

Notice to ASX

 · Changes to Iron Ore Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves . 17 February 2021 . Rio Tinto today announces changes in Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves for Pilbara iron ore deposits in Western Australia. These changes will be included in Rio Tinto''s 2020 Annual Report, to …

Rio Tinto accused of allowing irreplaceable Indigenous ...

 · Mining giant Rio Tinto has been accused of allowing hundreds of irreplaceable Indigenous cultural artefacts from the iron ore rich Pilbara region to …

Rio Tinto yet to pay compensation over sacred site ...

2  · MELBOURNE, Aug 27 ― Mining giant Rio Tinto is yet to pay compensation to the Aboriginal group whose ancient rock shelters it destroyed for an iron ore mine in Western Australia last year, company officials told a parliamentary inquirytoday. The incident last year destroyed the historically and culturally significant site at Juukan Gorge in ...

Rio Tinto yet to pay compensation over sacred site destruction

 · MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Mining giant Rio Tinto is yet to pay compensation to the Aboriginal group whose ancient rock shelters it destroyed at one of its iron ore sites in Western Australia last year ...

Tour Rio Tinto Iron Ore Mine Site

Tour Rio Tinto Iron Ore Mine Site ... Travelling around the five regions of Western Australia takes you to five very different worlds. With Australia''s sunniest capital city Perth as its hub and one of the world''s biodiversity hotspots in Margaret River and the South West, to an arid desert landscape in Esperance and the Golden Outback. ...