MAC: Mines and Communities

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.

Home | About Us | Companies | Countries | Minerals | Contact Us
© Mines and Communities 2013. Web site by Zippy Info