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Vedanta looking to acquire coal assets in India and overseas


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Vedanta Resources, which announced a major restructuring of its businesses Saturday, said it is looking to acquire coal assets in India and abroad, especially in Latin ... Read more...

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Rare pink diamond found in WA


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An extremely rare pink diamond has been unearned in Australia. Mining giants Rio Tinto announced the find calling the precious stone “remarkable.” The Argyle Mine located in ... Read more...

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Big pink diamond found, to be cut as single stone


February 21st, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Australia's biggest pink rough diamond has been discovered at Rio Tinto's Argyle mine, the world's largest producer of rare pink diamonds, and is to be cut ... Read more...

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China jails Australian Matthew Ng for 13 years


December 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Australian government says the country have registered their strong interest in following the case of Matthew Ng to the Chinese government. Ng, the former CEO ... Read more...

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Tata Steel’s first quarter profit jumps three-folds


August 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) One of the world's leading steel majors, Tata Steel Friday reported an almost three-fold rise in its net profit for the first quarter of the current ... Read more...

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Mars spacesuits, unmanned rover tested in Spanish mining desert


May 4th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A Spanish mining terrain has become the latest testing ground for specially-made equipment that could one day take mankind to Mars.European Space Agency scientists tested the spacesuit simulator ... Read more...

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Oz fisherman survives after battling with 4m crocodile for 15 minutes


March 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 10 (ANI): A fisherman in Australia has escaped death after he battled with a 4m crocodile for 15 minutes to free himself from the animal's jaws before help arrived.Todd ... Read more...

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Tata Steel evaluating Rio Tinto’s offer for Riversdale


December 24th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Tata Steel Ltd Friday said it was evaluating Rio Tinto's $3.91 billion takeover offer for Riversdale Mining."Tata Steel will evaluate the takeover bid in the context of other ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up diamond park in Indore


August 31st, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has acquired land in Indore for a proposed diamond park and the detailed project report is ready, an official said here Tuesday. Anil Kumar Jain, ... Read more...

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Bribery ‘wrong but unavoidable’ in Oz, claim managers


June 14th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 14 (ANI): Nine out of ten people in Australia think bribery and corruption is wrong but unavoidable, revealed a study of mid-level business managers' attitude to corruption.Aussies working in Sydney ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney to be honored at the White House with the ‘Gershwin Prize’


May 25th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Beatles star – Paul McCartney is all set to be honored at the White House with the ‘Gershwin Prize for Popular Song’. The first recipient ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney going to give a performance in Utah


May 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sandy, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul McCartney is all set to give his very first performance in Utah. The show would be held at the Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy. The concert ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney Tour 2010 Coming to Utah!


May 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul McCartney, formerly of 'The Beatles', is making his rounds in a 2010 'Up & Coming' Tour, and will be stopping by Utah in July. It will ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney To Astound Utah


May 21st, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It has been enunciated lately that the 2010 World Tour of the illustrious Paul McCartney will execute a stop at the Rio Tinto Stadium in ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney To Play In Utah


May 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Very few cities in the United States have not grooved to the beats of the Beatles. Now, the ones which had missed out on the experience ... Read more...

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Canada sponsors seminar on corporate social responsibility


April 29th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): The High Commission of Canada, New Delhi, and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will jointly host the Canada-India conclave on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on Friday, April ... Read more...

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Canadian firm set for drilling in Uttarakhand


April 21st, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 21 (IANS) Canada's Pebble Creek mining company said here Tuesday that it is all set to commence drilling operations at its Askot project in India's Uttarakhand state. Situated in Pithoragarh district ... Read more...

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Three former Rio Tinto employees to appeal China jail terms


April 8th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Apr 8(ANI): Three of the four former Rio Tinto employees, who were jailed by a Shanghai court last month for stealing commercial secrets in relation to sensitive iron ore negotiations ... Read more...

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Rio Tinto says India will match China’s demand for key commodities soon


March 16th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 16(ANI): Global miner Rio Tinto has predicted that while China's demand for iron ore, copper, coal and aluminium will grow during the next 15 years, India will soon take the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to start diamond mining in three years: Chief Minister


December 15th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Mineral-rich Chhattisgarh is expected to start mining for diamonds in two-three years with a host of domestic and global players having prospected for this precious allotrope ... Read more...

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India, Mongolia energise ties, sign civil nuclear pact (Lead)


September 15th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India Monday signed a civil nuclear pact with Mongolia and announced a soft loan of $25 million to bolster the economy of the resource-rich Central Asian ... Read more...

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India inks uranium deal with Mongolia


September 14th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India Monday signed a uranium supply agreement with Mongolia, the fifth country to seal a civil nuclear pact with New Delhi, and announced a soft loan ... Read more...

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China’s anti-Australia rhetoric forces envoy to fly home


August 20th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra/Beijing, Aug.20 (ANI): China's refusal to back down from its anti-Australia rhetoric, has prompted Australia's ambassador to China to return home for high-level meetings aimed at reviving the ailing relationship.Tensions are still ... Read more...

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Oz, China spat over Rio Tinto ’spy’ claim may be on the mend


August 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Aug.11 (ANI): With the Chinese Government backtracking on a website article that accused a British-Australian steel company of industrial espionage costing Beijing 100 billion dollars, and Australian diplomats in Shanghai meeting ... Read more...

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Mining giant Rio Tinto guilty of commercial espionage worth 100 B dollars: China


August 10th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai (China), Aug.10 (ANI): Relations between China and Australia are likely to take a turn for the worse with authorities in Beijing accusing the British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto of engaging in ... Read more...

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China tells Oz that it has sufficient evidence against Rio Tinto staff


July 22nd, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 22 (ANI): China has told Australia that it has sufficient evidence to prove Rio Tinto staff's involvement in espionage and bribery case."I've introduced the information about the case to him ... Read more...

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Rio Tinto statement on detained employees in China


July 17th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Riot Tinto, a leading international mining group, released the following statement on Thursday evening on the detention of four employees in China who are accused of bribery:Sam Walsh, ... Read more...

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Now, Oz mining giant Rio Tinto accused of bribing executives of 16 Chinese steel mills


July 15th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 15 (ANI): The staff of Australian miner Rio Tinto bribed executives from all 16 Chinese steel mills participating in this year's iron ore price talks, an industry insider has disclosed."Rio ... Read more...

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Rudd blames Howard agreement for limiting Oz access to Rio Tinto GM


July 15th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 15 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has blamed an agreement reached by former premier John Howard and the Chinese government for limiting his government's access to Rio Tinto's ... Read more...

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Chinese President Hu orchestrated Rio Tinto spy arrest: Report


July 13th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 13 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao personally directed the Ministry of State Security to undertake the Rio Tinto investigation, which led to the arrest of the iron ore company's ... Read more...

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Australia says spy arrest could affect China’s business


July 12th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): Australia's Financial Services Minister Chris Bowen has warned that the country's business people may not want to work in China in the wake of Australian origin Rio ... Read more...

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Rudd Govt. in “worst foreign policy crisis” following China’s Rio Tinto GM arrest


July 11th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): The Australian Government's open support to the Shanghai-based Australian general manager of iron ore mining company, Hu Stern, who has been arrested on espionage charges in China, ... Read more...

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Australian diplomats meet executive held in China for spying


July 10th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (DPA) Australian diplomats Friday met the Rio Tinto executive held by Chinese authorities since Sunday over spying allegations. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith would not comment on reports in the ... Read more...

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Arrest of Rio Tinto’s Shanghai GM threatens to spark diplomatic row between China, Oz


July 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): The Chinese Government's arrest of Shanghai-based Australian general manager of multinational mining and resources company, Rio Tinto, on charges of stealing state secrets is threatening to raise ... Read more...

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Anglo-Oz miner becomes first to hire Indian lawyers to trim legal bill by 20 pc


June 18th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto has become the first foreign business group to hire a team of Indian lawyers to try to reduce its annual 60 million pound legal ... Read more...

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