Rio Tinto, Chinalco to Form Mining JV in China

23 January 2011 (Last Updated January 23rd, 2011 18:30)

Rio Tinto and the Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) will form a domestic mining joint venture in China. Rio Tinto’s managing director in China Ian Bauert said the companies are in talks regarding the scale of their mining plans, which will include copper, coking coal and potass

Rio Tinto and the Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) will form a domestic mining joint venture in China.

Rio Tinto’s managing director in China Ian Bauert said the companies are in talks regarding the scale of their mining plans, which will include copper, coking coal and potassium.

Rio Tinto's procurement in China reached $400m in 2010.