Category Archives: Active investigations

The selling off of Canada

By MICHAEL HARRISAt what point does Canada become a toy country? In August, the last of the major Canadian steel makers was sold to United States Steel Corporation for $1.1 billion. Earlier, Dofasco was sold to a European company which … Continue reading

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BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto Acquisitions Depend on Metals Prices, Demand

Posted by Dan Denning on Jun 19th, 2007 Now that South African Marius Kloppers is running Australian-icon BHP (ASX:BHP), is he more interested in Canadian aluminium producer Alcan (NYSE:AL) or America’s own Alcoa (NYSE:AA)? Or should he be more interested … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto says receives approval to buy Alcan

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc (RIO.L)(RIO.AX) said on Monday it has received U.S. anti-trust clearance for its $38.1 billion acquisition of aluminum maker Alcan Inc (AL.TO). The U.S. approval follows the province of Quebec’s government approval for … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto More Appealing Than BHP Billiton, Fortescue

Posted by Dan Denning on Jun 21st, 2007 It sure seems like a crazy summer already in North America. June 21 is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This morning we read about a crowd in … Continue reading

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the international association of business and parliament

I found this really cosy get together of  business people and Politicians. Helen Clark next to the CEO of Rio Tinto Aluminium NZ; Tom Campbell on one of the Photos. Read more

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MECHANISMS OF CORPORATE RULE

MECHANISMS OF CORPORATE RULETony Clark The men who run global corporations are the first in history with the organisation, technology, money, and ideology to make a credible try at managing the world as an integrated economic unit. Richard J. Barnett … Continue reading

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Public want set nets ban to protect dolphins

The New Zealand public wants a set nets ban and the establishment of a marine mammal sanctuary to protect the critically endangered maui’s dolphin. Public consultation undertaken by Forest and Bird, centred in Auckland, Waikato and Northland, has found almost … Continue reading

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A short history of Rio Tinto Mining abuses

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Rio Tinto looks to create monster

Saturday July 14, 2007 By Tom Cahill and Simon CaseyRio Tinto group chief executive Thomas Albanese says he’s buying Alcan before the competition beats him to it. “You ask the question of why now?” Albanese told investors during a conference … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto: practise what you preach!

The efforts of UK-based mining company Rio Tinto to convince the world of its commitment to human rights have suffered another blow. According to media reports, in December, the family of human rights defender and poet Wiji Thukul rejected a … Continue reading

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World mining giant targets North Island

By Wayne Thompson  One of the world’s largest mining companies has begun an airborne survey of 1200sq km of mineral-rich ironsand deposits along the west coast of the North Island. The Rio Tinto company is managing the hunt for iron … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto finally get’s what it had coming

Fighting Corporate Copper in Bougainville Multinational polluter Rio Tinto sued under Alien Tort Claims Act for causing deaths of 10,000 Papua New Guineans Read the entire article here

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NZ lodges seabed boundary submission with UN

In a move to secure rights to resources on the continental shelf New Zealand has lodged its seabed boundary with the United Nations. Over 1.7 million square miles added to New Zealand seabed to mine.

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New links

Today we have added a series of new links to the site. Check out the scientific and research links and have a scroll trough our links. We are actively searching for background information on Bonaparte diamond mining nl. Their website states … Continue reading

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