Rio Tinto confirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia given high level of completion certainty and a further improved offer of AUS$2.69 billion.
Glencore submits fully funded proposal to acquire Coal & Allied from Rio Tinto and agrees conditional acquisition of Mitsubishi's interest in Coal & Allied mines.
South32 creates Chief Technology Officer role in response to increasing safety and productivity improvements.
Rio Tinto will appoint three new independent non-executive directors to the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Ltd.
Rio Tinto Coal Australia’s thermal coal resources at Mount Thorley Warkworth in New South Wales, Australia, have increased compared to the previously reported estimate.
Rio Tinto has released its 4Q16 production results, reporting increases in hard and semi-soft coking coal and lower volumes of thermal coal.