All Rio Tinto articles

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    ​Rio Tinto appoints new group general counsel

    2019-07-02T19:12:00Z

    Rio Tinto has appointed Barbara Levi to succeed Philip Richards as group executive, group general counsel. In this role, she will lead Rio Tinto’s legal and compliance team.

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    SEC charges Rio Tinto with fraud

    2017-10-18T10:30:00Z

    The Securities and Exchange Commission this week charged mining company Rio Tinto and two former top executives with fraud for inflating the value of coal assets acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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    SFO announces Rio Tinto corruption investigation

    2017-08-08T12:00:00Z

    Rio Tinto faces large fines if it is found to have engaged in corrupt activity over its massive Simandou iron-mining project in Guinea. Heads have already rolled over it.

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    SFO investigating Rio Tinto

    2017-07-25T09:45:00Z

    The U.K. Serious Fraud Office confirmed this week it has opened an investigation into suspected corruption by mining company Rio Tinto.

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    Did they get the memo?

    2016-11-20T04:00:00Z

    Tom Fox explores the case of Australian mining giant Rio Tinto, which recently terminated two top officials after an investigation into possible Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

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    Rio Tinto suspends executive amid corruption probe

    2016-11-11T10:00:00Z

    Mining giant Rio Tinto has suspended Alan Davies, chief executive of its energy and minerals division, after uncovering potentially corrupt payments made to a consultant who was providing advisory services on an iron ore project in Guinea. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.