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Coal - 10 February 2011

Rio Tinto profits rise to US$ 14.3 billion

Rio Tinto profits rose to US$ 14.3 billion in 2010 on the back of rising commodity prices and strong growth in developing markets. Of that, the energy group, which includes coal and uranium, increased its underlying earnings to US$ 1.187 billion, a 2% increase on the previous year.


Coal in Colombia

Paul Bright, SRK (UK) Ltd, UK, provides an introduction to the Colombian coal industry.