Rio Tinto Ltd (RIO.AX)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$100,038.70|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||1,849.68|
SYDNEY, Oct 14 - Australian shares rose 1 percent on Tuesday, underpinned by a recovery in the resources sector as iron ore, copper and other base metals rebounded, though a survey showing a dip in business conditions curtailed buying.
* Record high premiums reflect high spot U.S., Europe rates
SANTIAGO, Sept 15 - The union at the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, has called a strike for Sept. 22 and 24, aiming to paralyze activity to win improved working conditions, the union said on Monday.
TOKYO, Aug 21 - United Company Rusal Plc , the world's biggest aluminium producer, has kicked off talks with Japanese buyers at a record high premium of $460 per tonne for October-December shipments of the metal, according to three sources.
* Miners lead; BHP beat its own guidance for iron ore output
TOKYO, July 1 - Japan's aluminium premiums for July-September shipments were mostly set at a record high $400-$408 per tonne, up 8-12 percent from the previous quarter, on higher overseas rates and solid local demand, sources directly involved in the talks said.
ULAN BATOR, May 28 - Rio Tinto Ltd plans to cut around 300 jobs at the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia it operates to cut costs as copper prices remain weak, the global miner told staff on Wednesday.