Rio Tinto

The massive Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold operation in Mongolia. Credit: Rio Tinto.

Rio Tinto deepens presence 
in Mongolia

A week after the Mongolian government hit Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRO) with a US$155-million tax bill associated with the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine, Rio…

Equipment at IOC's mine near Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador. Shot was taken August 2010. Credit: Rio Tinto

IOC green-lights Wabush 3

Iron Ore Co. of Canada (IOC) is moving ahead with developing the Wabush 3 project, after a $79-million investment approval by its board. Wabush 3…

SolGold adds weight 
to Cascabel

VANCOUVER — Sitting quietly behind a table in Australian explorer SolGold’s (LON-AIM: SOLG; US-OTC: SLGGF) booth at this year’s Association for Mineral Exploration Roundup convention…