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Simon Thompson to succeed Jan du Plessis as chairman

Rio Tinto has appointed Simon Thompson as chairman. Mr Thompson, who joined the Rio Tinto board as a non-executive director in 2014, will become chairman on 5 March 2018.  He succeeds Jan du Plessis...

#investor Rio Tinto share buyback programme

As announced on 8 February 2017, Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited (“Rio Tinto” or the “Company”) is conducting a $500 million share buy-back programme to repurchase Rio Tinto plc’s ordinary shares...

Rio Tinto Amrun Bauxite Mine

Contracts awarded for mega mine bring 1600 jobs to FNQ

Local job-seekers are the biggest winners from a multinational mining company’s decision to award $900 million in contracts for its metal project in Far North Queensland. Rio Tinto has awarded...

Rio Tinto Boyne Aluminium Smelter

Heaps of jobs to go for metal operation in CQ

A multinational company is planning huge redundancies for its metal processing operations in Central Queensland. Boyne Aluminum Smelter will cut output and a “significant number of jobs”...

Rio Tinto BT chairman Jan du Plessis

Mining leader steps down after major restructure

The head of a multinational mining company is calling it quits weeks after mass layoffs were announced as part of a $5 billion restructure. Jan du Plessis has announced his resignation as chairman of...

Pilbara iron ore development to create jobs

The WA Government has approved development of iron ore deposits at Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline mine, near Tom Price in the Pilbara. State Development Minister Bill Marmion said capital...