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2014-04-10 08:26:24

MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - At its award ceremony last night, held at the Royal Ontario Museum, in Toronto, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) presented Montréal Space for Life, a group of Montréal museums, with its prestigious Award of Outstanding Achievement for the creation of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. The new star in the Space for Life, which is currently celebrating its first anniversary, was a winner in the Facility Development and Design category....

2013-12-23 08:23:33

LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Rio Tinto has advised the management of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (Northern Dynasty), which owns 100 per cent of the Pebble Project, that it intends to undertake a strategic review, including a possible divestment, of its shareholding in Northern Dynasty. Rio Tinto, through QIT-Fer et Titane Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto plc, owns 18,145,845 common shares of Northern Dynasty, representing approximately 19.1...

2013-11-21 23:02:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Aluminium Market Analysis, Financials and Forecasting 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Report Details The previous year has seen a continuation of volatility in aluminium market prices, with prices increasing from $1843 per tonne in August 2012, to a high of $2087 per tonne in December 2012, to current prices of $1842 per tonne. At current market prices, visiongain estimates that 33% of aluminium producers are...

2013-07-11 12:22:14

MONTREAL, July 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Rio Tinto has finalized a long-term lease with The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and will relocate its Montreal office to become a key tenant of the Deloitte Tower on Avenue-des-Canadiens-de-Montréal in downtown Montreal in 2015. Details of the lease will not be disclosed. Jacynthe Côté, chief executive of Rio Tinto Alcan stated: "Rio Tinto is committed to creating the safest, most efficient, environmentally-friendly and...

2013-07-09 12:22:51

UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The Innu First Nation of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam wishes to remind potential purchasers of Rio Tinto's share of Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) that the Canadian Aboriginal group continues to fiercely oppose IOC's mining, railway and port operations within their traditional territory. One of the measures the Aboriginal group has taken was to file legal proceedings against IOC on March 18, 2013, along with another aboriginal...

2013-06-28 20:20:32

LONDON, United Kingdom, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Rio Tinto has entered into a bridge funding agreement dated June 28, 2013 with Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. under which it has agreed to make available to Turquoise Hill a short term convertible credit facility of up to US$225 million. The aggregate of all amounts outstanding under the facility, including principal, interest (at one month LIBOR plus 5%) and fees, will be repayable at maturity on August 12, 2013. At any time after...

2013-06-04 12:22:29

MONTREAL, June 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Rio Tinto Alcan invites the public to come to the Montreal International Jazz Festival and enjoy the rhythms of the world's best jazz. From 28 June to 7 July, renowned and emerging artists from around the globe will be performing. Music, along with family and educational activities, are all part of the fun! "As a co-presenter of outdoor shows, Rio Tinto Alcan gives everyone an opportunity to discover the best jazz musicians, for free. Our...

2013-05-06 12:21:18

DEATH VALLEY, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Death Valley Conservancy ("DVC") today announced the transfer of ownership of the historic Ryan Camp from the global mining company, Rio Tinto, to the DVC. In addition to the land and property, Rio Tinto will contribute $750,000 in financial support to the DVC in the first year, with further support scaling up over time to $18 million. The money will be used to address deferred maintenance and provide an endowment to help keep the site...

2013-03-13 20:20:42

VANCOUVER, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Goldfields Ltd. (OTCQB: "MXOM") (the "Company") is pleased to report the results of a comprehensive metallurgical testing  program performed on samples from its 80% owned Cieneguita project, Chihuahua, Mexico. In addition, the Company also wishes to report the results of an updated mineral resource estimate incorporating the results of the metallurgical testing along with estimated mine and plant operating costs. The Cieneguita...

2013-01-24 12:22:24

LONDON, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whilst iron ore prices have recovered, not everyone is able to join the party. 2013 is shaping up to be an interesting year for iron ore. As prices hit US$150/t in January - an 80% increase over the lows in September of last year - optimism briefly returned to the market. In the Pilbara, BHP Billiton's Jimblebar expansion remains on track for first production in the March 2013 quarter and the company expects to reach a...