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Cyclone hits northern Australiaupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 22:52:00

Tropical Cyclone Heidi slammed into northwestern Australia as a Category 2 storm early Thursday morning, dousing the region with torrential rain as residents remained on "red alert" over reports of strong winds and flooding, officials said.

Asia-Pacific markets: It could have been worseupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 05:42:00

It's not as bad as it could have been for Asia-Pacific markets following Wednesday's 4% falls on the U.S. indices.

London Olympic sponsor to provide metal for medalsupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 19:00:00

The latest sponsor announced for the London 2012 Olympic Games is the mining group Rio Tinto, which will provide the metal for all 4,700 medals, organizers announced Wednesday.

SI.com: Steve Davis: Defending champion RSL on the ropes; Galaxy impress on the roadupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 12:28:00

Know your MLS -- Five things we learned from the opening legs of the MLS playoff series:

Rio Tinto to invest in iron oreupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 03:13:00

International mining company Rio Tinto says it will invest $3.1 billion to significantly increase iron ore production in Australia.

SI.com: Steve Davis: MLS All-Star game previewupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 18:56:00

HOUSTON -- The smaller-market Kansas City Wizards found a way to sneak a little influence into this week's MLS All-Star game after all.

SI.com: Steve Davis: Le Toux, Stephens and Backe headline MLS midseason awardsupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 15:03:00

This period of late July and early August is hardly the sweet spot for MLS. Everyone is still a little hangdog about the World Cup being over. And if there's some bounce to be found, most of it goes to the wealthy foreign sides now barnstorming the United States amid much pomp.

Chinese court rejects appeals of 3 former Rio Tinto employeesupdated: Tue May 18 2010 02:32:00

A Chinese court has upheld the conviction of three former Rio Tinto employees on bribery and stealing commercial secrets charges, state media said Monday.

Doing business in Chinaupdated: Tue May 18 2010 02:32:00

Will cases like Google and Rio Tinto prompt foreign companies to reconsider doing business with China?

Rating corruption worldwideupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 21:49:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks with the head of Transparency International on global corruption.

Wake-up call for foreign firms in Chinaupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 21:49:00

While the outcome of the Rio Tinto bribes-for-secrets trial in Shanghai was not in doubt, the lessons from the fiasco for businesses operating in China amount to a loud wake-up call that no company can afford to ignore.

Prison for four Rio Tinto executives in Chinaupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 14:10:00

A Shanghai court has sentenced an Australian mining executive to 10 years for bribery and stealing commercial secrets in the Rio Tinto case.

CNNMoney: Stocks set to gain at openupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 09:04:00

U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Monday as investors remained bullish about the economic recovery ahead of the government's main jobs report later this week.

China court to deliver Rio Tinto verdictupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 01:22:00

An Australian executive of one of the world's largest mining companies will learn his fate Monday afternoon when a Shanghai court determines whether he is guilty of bribery and stealing commercial secrets.

China: Date set for Rio Tinto bribe trial verdictupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 06:54:00

The Shanghai court trying an Australian Rio Tinto executive on charges of bribery and theft of commercial secrets will deliver its verdict on Monday.

Rio Tinto bribery suspects await verdict in Chinaupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 08:46:00

The trial of four Rio Tinto employees charged with bribery and stealing commercial secrets ended in Shanghai Wednesday, but it was unclear when a verdict would be reached.

Chinese court hears case against Rio Tinto workersupdated: Tue Mar 23 2010 09:22:00

A Chinese court trying four employees of mining giant Rio Tinto concluded its hearing on the bribery charges against them Tuesday and began to consider evidence of their alleged theft of commercial secrets.

Rio Tinto employees admit taking moneyupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 11:05:00

An attorney for one of four employees of mining giant Rio Tinto, on trial in Shanghai, China on charges including bribery and stealing commercial secrets, said his client admits to taking money but said it was a gift or a loan, not a bribe.

Australia asks China for 'transparency' in Rio Tinto caseupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 19:37:00

The Australian government has asked the Chinese government to treat the bribery case against four Rio Tinto employees "transparently and expeditiously."

Rio Tinto bribery case advances in Chinaupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 04:17:00

A bribery case that has raised concerns among international investors in China has been turned over to prosecutors, who will now decide whether to take it to trial, Australian officials said Monday.

Rio Tinto chargesupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 01:47:00

Four employees of mining giant Rio Tinto officially charged. CNN's John Vause explains.

Rio Tinto case raises fears of crackdownupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 01:47:00

The arrest last month of four Shanghai-based Rio Tinto executives has raised fears of a crackdown by Beijing on foreign companies that would have been un­thinkable a few years ago.

Fortune: Rio Tinto - China strikes backupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 11:54:00

After officials in Beijing last month arrested four Rio Tinto executives for allegedly stealing secrets from Chinese steel companies, China took a brutal public relations beating internationally.

Rio Tinto profits drop in line with rivalsupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 07:01:00

A depressed aluminum market dragged down first-half earnings at Rio Tinto, the global mining company, which paid no interim dividend in order to husband cash and cope with $39 billion in net debt.

China, Australia ink $41 billion gas dealupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 00:17:00

China and Australia have signed an energy deal worth more than $40 billion -- the largest trade deal ever between the two nations.

China formally arrests Rio Tinto employeesupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 14:34:00

Four employees of mining giant Rio Tinto have been formally arrested on charges of trade secrets infringement and bribery, China's state-run media reported Tuesday.

China levels new accusations against Rio Tintoupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 10:58:00

China has leveled new allegations in the arrest of employees of one of the world's largest mining companies, saying Rio Tinto overcharged Chinese steel mills by $100 billion over six years.

Rio Tinto: China bribery claims 'without foundation'updated: Fri Jul 17 2009 02:55:00

Mining giant Rio Tinto has commented for the first time on bribery allegations in China against its employees, saying the claims are "wholly without foundation."

U.S. official: Rio Tinto arrests of 'great concern'updated: Wed Jul 15 2009 20:24:00

The United States on Wednesday called for more transparency from China on the arrests of four mining employees, including an Australian national, on charges of stealing state secrets.

Australia 'concerned' over China's Rio Tinto 'spy ' arrestupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 20:48:00

A top Australian government official met with Chinese authorities Saturday to discuss the arrest on spy charges of an Australian mining executive.

Australia 'concerned' over arrestsupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 20:48:00

Australia reacts to the arrest of mining executive Stern Who. AuBC's Gregg Jennett reports

Rio Tinto spy detentionsupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 05:13:00

Australia and China are in a showdown over spying that is testing both countries.

China cites 'conclusive evidence' in Rio Tinto caseupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 05:13:00

China has "conclusive evidence" that four employees of the world's second-largest mining company were stealing Chinese state secrets, the country's foreign ministry said.

Report: China arrests Rio Tinto staff on spy chargesupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 01:55:00

Four employees of the world's second-largest mining company were arrested in China on suspicion of espionage and stealing state secrets, after having been detained days earlier, state-run media said Thursday.

Australian held in China on espionage chargesupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 21:37:00

An Australian employee of Rio Tinto, the world's second-largest mining company, is being held in China on suspicion of espionage and stealing state secrets, the Australian foreign minister said Wednesday.

China detains four Rio Tinto employeesupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 03:21:00

The Australian government and Rio Tinto, the world's second largest mining company, are investigating why four of the firm's employees have been detained by Chinese police in Shanghai.

Rio Tinto deal rumblingsupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 04:15:00

CNN's John Vause reports China isn't the only country unhappy with the canceled deal between Rio Tinto and Chinalco.

Rio Tinto scraps deal with Chinalcoupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 22:21:00

A deal between mining giant Rio Tinto and Chinalco, a state-owned Chinese aluminum company, was called off after it became a hot-button issue in Australian politics.

Chinalco to invest $19.5 billion in Rio Tintoupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 22:16:00

Global mining giant Rio Tinto announced Thursday that China's state-owned aluminum producer Chinalco would invest $19.5 billion in the Anglo-Australian resource giant.

China's mega mining dealupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 22:16:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks to Rio Tinto's Tom Albanese about China's investment of 20 million into his company.

BHP reports first-half profits plungeupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 23:02:00

The world's largest mining company on Wednesday reported a sharp drop in profits, just two weeks after announcing thousands of job cuts.

Mining giant Rio Tinto to cut 14,000 staffupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 02:36:00

British-based mining giant Rio Tinto announced plans to cut 14,000 jobs on Wednesday, just weeks after a planned buyout by rival BHP Billiton collapsed.

Time.com: Ancient Tools Unearthed in Australiaupdated: Mon Apr 07 2008 19:00:00

Tools dating back at least 35,000 years have been unearthed in a rock shelter in Australia's remote northwest, making it one of the oldest archaeological finds in that part of the country, archaeologists said Monday

Rio Tinto rejects BHP's bidupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 22:37:00

Rio Tinto board rejects takeover bid from rival BHP Billiton. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.

CNNMoney: Stocks edge upupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 09:35:00

Stocks opened just a little higher Friday as investors tried to make sense of three major news stories: a drop in employment, Microsoft's bid for Yahoo and Exxon Mobil's record profit.

CNNMoney: Wall Street ready to rallyupdated: Fri Feb 01 2008 09:02:00

U.S. stock futures pared earlier gains Friday after the government announced a surprise decline in employment and payrolls.

CNNMoney: Report: Rio Tinto may answer $131B bidupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 07:55:00

Rio Tinto PLC, the British mining giant, is considering a counterbid in response to a $131.57 billion takeover bid from rival Australian mining company BHP Billiton PLC, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal.

Mining for a dealupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 21:06:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon looks into rumors that China may bid for British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto.

CNNMoney: U.S. gives nod to Rio Tinto-Alcan dealupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 07:46:00

Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd. said on Monday it has received U.S. antitrust clearance for its $38.1 billion acquisition of Canadian aluminum maker Alcan Inc.

Paul Skinner interviewupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 00:59:00

Paul Skinner interview

CNNMoney: Another record setting day on Wall Streetupdated: Fri Jul 13 2007 05:57:00

Both the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 continued their campaign into record territory Friday, reaching all-time highs for the second straight session, despite some mixed economic news and higher oil prices.

CNNMoney: Alcan, Rio Tinto in merger talks - reportupdated: Tue Jul 10 2007 21:42:00

Aluminum producer Alcan has begun negotiating toward a merger agreement with Rio Tinto to fend off a hostile bid from U.S. rival Alcoa, a Canadian newspaper said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Pre-Fed profit takingupdated: Wed May 09 2007 05:27:00

Investors can mull a rash of earnings and merger news as they await clues from the Federal Reserve about the central bank's thinking on the economy and future interest rate moves.

CNNMoney: Aluminum gets hot. Who'll get bought nextupdated: Tue Feb 13 2007 15:01:00

Consolidation is brewing in the aluminum industry - giving investors reason to keep a close watch on stocks in the sector.

Fortune: The search for the next great eurostarsupdated: Fri Jan 19 2007 15:48:00

Americans may drink French wines, drive German cars, and wear Italian suits, but when it comes to buying shares, they prefer to stay close to home. Which is too bad for those who want to keep buyin...

Fortune: The search for the next great eurostarsupdated: Mon Dec 11 2006 10:03:00

Europe's economies may be growing slowly, but its markets are heading for a fourth year of double-digit increases. We found six promising stocks. By Nelson D. Schwartz, Fortune senior writer

Fortune: Why the price of uranium has gone radioactiveupdated: Fri Nov 17 2006 11:57:00

Uranium has always been a hot commodity - literally. But in the past year the cost of the raw material inside nuclear reactors - and atomic bombs - has jumped nearly 100%.

CNNMoney: Report: Feds plan high-tech coal plantupdated: Tue Dec 06 2005 07:13:00

The Department of Energy is set to announce a nearly $1 billion coal-fired power plant that would remove many of the pollutants associated with coal and turn some of them into useable industrial products, according to a published report.

CNNMoney: Asia-Pacific stocks end mostly higherupdated: Mon Sep 19 2005 05:52:00

Asian markets generally rose Monday as two of the largest exchanges, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng, were closed for holidays.

Rio Tinto joins ore price surgeupdated: Wed Feb 23 2005 01:04:00

Hot on the heels of Brazilian rival CVRD, Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has secured the same massive price hike from Japanese steel mills.

Global iron ore price set to soarupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 20:11:00

Iron ore miners across the globe are rubbing their hands, after Brazilian mining company CVRD secured a record price rise of 71.5 percent for the iron ore it sells to Japanese steel companies.

Australia finishes at record highupdated: Thu Jun 17 2004 02:55:00

Australia's share market closed at a record high Thursday, headlining an otherwise quiet day in Asia.

Asia ends mixed on Fed decisionupdated: Wed May 05 2004 02:46:00

Asian stocks closed mixed on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates on hold and markets reacted to the Athens bombing.

Asia mixed on Fed decisionupdated: Tue May 04 2004 23:33:00

Asian stocks are mixed at midday Wednesday as markets react to the U.S. Federal Reserve keeping interest rates on hold.

Asian stocks still wary of dollarupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 02:00:00

Asian stocks finished on a conservative note after a week dominated by concerns over the weakening dollar and its impact on the region's key exporters.

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