Rio in reverse?Published by MAC on 2006-03-22
Rio in reverse?
22nd March 2006
Despite backing Australian conservative ("liberal") prime minister John Howard's late 2005 scheme to strip trade unions of their hard-won gains, Rio Tinto - joined by BHPBilliton - now seems to be back- tracking on its support.
The company has also denied being in discussions with the Papua New Guinea government over resumption of mining on Bougainville.