SURFACE

Violence forces Rio to declare force majeure at Richards Bay

Rio Tinto has suspended mining and smelting at Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa and declared force majeure on customer contracts.

Kristie Batten And Ngaire McDiarmid
 Workers at RBM in South Africa

Workers at RBM in South Africa

It comes after the security situation at RBM continued to escalate. "The safety of our people is our top priority," Rio Tinto chief executive Minerals Sinead Kaufman said. "We continue to offer our...

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