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Rio Tinto urged to cut ties to Pebble Mine project

...the state of California have asked Rio Tinto plc to sell its shares of the company...long-term shareowners in London-based Rio Tinto. The company owns a 19 percent share...officers, in a letter dated Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh, said they found the...
Rio Tinto considers cutting ties to Pebble mine

...ANCHORAGE - London-based mining giant Rio Tinto announced Monday it plans to conduct...announcement follows a letter Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh from New York City...substantial, long-term shareholders of Rio Tinto plc. They warned about risks of...
Rio Tinto increases its share in Pebble project company

ANCHORAGE - Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining...the important issues at London-based Rio Tinto agreed last week to buy $79 million...mining claims. The purchase increases Rio Tinto's ownership of the Canadian mining...
Rio Tinto sells project in Western Australia

...Australia - Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto Ltd. will sell its Kintyre expected to close in August, Rio Tinto chief financial officer Guy Elliott...mine in Alaska for $750 million and Rio Tinto's interest in the Cortez operation...
Mining group sells Greens Creek

Mining group Rio Tinto PLC announced Tuesday it will sell its...d'Alene-based Hecla has agreed to buy Rio Tinto's 70.3 percent stake in the subsidiaries...last 20 years. United Kingdom-based Rio Tinto has said it intends to sell $10 billion...
Foundation sells off shares in mining company

...Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., Rio Tinto, announced plans to give away its...two Alaska charitable foundations. Rio Tinto had come under pressure to divest...City, who said there were risks to Rio Tinto's reputation for being associated...
Hecla CEO: Bright future for Greens Creek

...Hecla spokesman Mike Satre said.Hecla purchased Greens Creek in 2008 from Kennecott, a subsidiary of industry giant Rio Tinto. The company is also the longtime operator of the Lucky Friday silver mine in Idaho and the Casa Berardi gold mine in...
My Turn: It's your state, Alaskans. Protect it.

...significantly smaller than Pebble Mine poses devastating risks to the area. The pullout of two of the mine's investors, Rio Tinto and Anglo American, attests to the fact that this is an infeasible venture.Furthermore, Northern Dynasty Minerals...
Mining could devastate Bristol Bay region

...California and New York City last year asked London-based Rio Tinto, a shareholder of mine owner Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., to divest, a request Rio Tinto said it planned to consider.EPA has said its goal was...
Alaska Digest

...Billiton confirmed it is pursuing rival Rio Tinto, which owns a 70 percent stake in Greens Creek Mining Co. Rio Tinto rejected BHP's buyout offer, but...BHP Billiton has again written to Rio Tinto and intends to continue to seek an...


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