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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto achieves first delivery of iron ore with world’s largest robot

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto achieves first delivery of iron ore with world’s largest robot

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto has achieved a significant milestone with the first delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The autonomous train, consisting of three locomotives and carrying around 28,000 tonnes of iron ore, travelled over 280 kilometres from Rio Tinto’s mining operations in Tom Price to the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto unveils its largest Vivid Pink diamond

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, Hong Kong, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, Sydney, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto unveils its largest Vivid Pink diamond

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest Vivid Pink diamond in the history of its Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, during a world exclusive preview in Sydney. The 3.14 carat polished emerald cut diamond, known as The Argyle Alpha™, is part of the dazzling line-up of 63 rare pink, red and violet diamonds in […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto agrees new tug boat contract for Pilbara iron ore ports

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, Trade, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto agrees new tug boat contract for Pilbara iron ore ports

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto has agreed a new long-term contract with Western Australian-based company Westug to provide towage services at the company’s iron ore ports of Cape Lambert and Dampier in the State’s Pilbara region.  The new contract, valued at more than $156 million (A$200 million) over five years, covers the four terminals at […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New campaign for Rio Tinto’s Australian Diamonds is launched in India

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, India, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New campaign for Rio Tinto’s Australian Diamonds is launched in India

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto‘s Australian Diamonds programme has launched its latest campaign in India highlighting a new range of affordable bridal and fashion jewellery from the company’s Argyle diamond mine in Australia. Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women’s cricket team is the official ambassador for the new campaign, helping promote the popularity of […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto’s Paraburdoo stacker project to create almost 100 local jobs

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, Technology, Trade, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto’s Paraburdoo stacker project to create almost 100 local jobs

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto Iron Ore has commenced a major sustaining capital project, spending almost $39 million (A$50 million) to replace the original stackers at the Paraburdoo mine which will create almost 100 jobs. Global advanced technology provider Tenova TAKRAF is leading the design and implementation phases of the stacker replacement and has committed […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto Iron Ore contributed to 166 community programmes in WA in 2017

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Health, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto Iron Ore contributed to 166 community programmes in WA in 2017

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto Iron Ore increased the number of community programmes it contributed to last year, reaching thousands of people across Western Australia as part of the company’s commitment to making a long-lasting contribution to the State. The 2017 Communities Review, an annual snapshot of Rio Tinto’s broad community contribution, showed the company […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto general manager scoops Northern Territory resources awards

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, English, Environment, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rio Tinto, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto general manager scoops Northern Territory resources awards

Source: Rio Tinto A female mining engineer with a passion for inclusion and diversity (I&D) has been honoured with two top Northern Territory resources sector prizes for championing women into non-traditional roles at Rio Tinto’s Gove bauxite operations in Northeast Arnhem Land. Rio Tinto Gove Operations general manager Linda Murry was named winner of the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto takes a stand against violence in the Northern Territory

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Rio Tinto  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto takes a stand against violence in the Northern Territory

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto continues to take a stand against family and domestic violence in its communities with support of a national anti-violence conference in Yirrkala, Northeast Arnhem Land this week. The Aboriginal Family Violence Policing Conference, run from 20-22 June, has been organised in partnership by the Northern Territory Police and the Rirratjingu […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto renews sustainable aluminium partnership with Scepter

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Canada, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rio Tinto, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Rio Tinto renews sustainable aluminium partnership with Scepter

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto has renewed a long term agreement with Scepter, an internationally recognized leader in aluminium dross and scrap recycling, for the treatment of by-product from the aluminium smelting process known as “skims”, in the Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean region, Quebec, Canada. Rio Tinto Aluminium managing director Atlantic Operations Gervais Jacques said: “This […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Australian-made infrastructure arrives at the Amrun Project

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Economy, Employment, English, Exploration, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Rio Tinto, Shipping, Trade, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Australian-made infrastructure arrives at the Amrun Project

Source: Rio Tinto An Australian construction and assembly effort is being celebrated after key pieces of infrastructure fabricated in Western Australia arrived in Weipa in Far North Queensland in early June. In late 2016 engineering firm Sandvik awarded Civmec, a Western Australian-based fabrication company, a contract to deliver a 550 tonne stacker and a 1,700 […]

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