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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...
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...
Altidore scores, US beats Honduras 1-0

...enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night.Before 20,250 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium, the Americans remained atop the six-team CONCACAF group. The United States (4-1-1) won three straight...
Robert Redford's plea: Save Bristol Bay

...Partnership (Anglo American, Northern Dynasty Minerals and Rio Tinto) want to dig one of the largest open-pit gold and copper...environmental costs of copper mining, compliments of Rio Tinto. They run the giant Bingham Canyon mine, where open-pit...
My Turn: Pebble is not worth the risk it poses to Bristol Bay

...It is also the second most polluting mine in the U.S. by toxic releases. The Bingham Canyon Mine is owned by the Rio Tinto Group, one of the partners in the Pebble Mine Partnership. The Bingham Canyon mine may be an example of where the mine...
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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