Rio restarts Richards Bay

Rio restarts Richards Bay

The operation is a major global producer of heavy mineral sands.

Operational Excellence

24 AUGUST 2021
Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

Rio had shut one of RBM's four furnaces in July

Operational Excellence

23 AUGUST 2021
 Rio shuts Richards Bay furnace as violence continues

Rio shuts Richards Bay furnace as violence continues

The security situation has impacted on mining operations

South African mines affected by lockdown

South African mines affected by lockdown

Rio Tinto is among the miners impacted by government order

Covid-19

24 MARCH 2020
Richards Bay headed back online

Richards Bay headed back online

Rio Tinto has commenced effort to resume operations

Rio Tinto green-lights investment in Zulti South

Rio Tinto green-lights investment in Zulti South

Miner to earmark millions to sustain capacity, extend mine life

Investment

10 APRIL 2019