Siemens will set up conveyor systems to carry iron ore from the stockyard belonging to Rio Tinto in Australia to the loaders at a port in the northwest region of the country. Siemens roped in an engineering firm Sinclair Knight Merz to provide conveyor systems for the project. Siemens would commission three conveyors in August and another five in 2014 while delivery is underway for t
n order to boost domestic coal output and reduce imports of the fuel, Coal India (CIL) plans to award mining contracts to private mining firms on public-private partnership (PPP) model. Reports suggest that global miners like Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton may partner
The Rio Tinto Group decided to ship its steel making equipments based on HIsmelt technology from its plant at Kwinana, Australia to the Chinese steel maker Molong as the latter has a more urgent need for the technology. It may be recalled that the Australian miner earlier agreed to shift the equipment to India at Jindal Steel and Power's (JSPL) existing facility at Angul in Orissa.