Coal – Reuters reported today that Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO,NYSE:RIO) lost an appeal to the Australian Supreme Court to expand its Warkworth coal mine in New South Wales, Australia. Managing Director Chris Salisbury told Reuters that Rio Tinto will submit a revised plan for the mine that will include funding for woodland and employment programs and a 1,800 hectare National Park.
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Iron – Bloomberg reported that according to Charles Siwawa, CEO of the Botswana Chamber of Mines, Rio Tinto plc (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) may have found "huge" iron ore deposits in the country.
Iron – Mining Weekly reported that the government of Western Australia has okayed Rio Tinto plc's (ASX:RIO,NYSE:RIO,LSE:RIO) expansion of two of its Pilbara-based iron ore operations.
Iron – Mining Weekly reported that Rio Tinto plc's (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) Alan Davies said at Investing in African Mining Indaba that the Simandou project, which is expected to put out about 100 million tonnes of iron ore annually, is a "very important investment" for the company.
Diamond – Rav Dhillon, founder of jeweler Dhillon Prestige, spoke with Diamond Investing News about how his company sources diamonds, why it's so important to educate investors and today's most popular diamond colors.
Coal – Bloomberg reported that Rio Tinto plc's (LSE:RIO,ASX:RIO,NYSE:RIO) attributable thermal coal production came to 26.8 million metric tons in 2013. That's a record as well as a 12-percent increase from the previous year.
Diamond – Rapaport reported that Rio Tinto plc's (LSE:RIO,ASX:RIO,NYSE:RIO) 2013 diamond production came to 16.027 million carats, a 22-percent increase compared to the previous year.
Diamond – 2013 brought the return of price stability to the diamond market, and analysts and companies believe 2014 will feature more of the same.
Diamond – Diamond Investing News recently had the chance to speak with Brooke Clements, president of Peregrine Diamonds, which confirmed earlier this month that the CH-6 kimberlite pipe on its Chidliak diamond project is one of the highest-grade kimberlites in the world.
Coal – Mineweb reported that attendees of the Coaltrans Mozambique conference were told that the country's major coal producers, such as Rio Tinto plc (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) and Vale SA (NYSE:VALE), need to decrease their logistics costs in order to become profitable.