Rio takes bold step into Russia
Published: Friday, 17 February 2006
2 February 2006
Rio Tinto PLC, the world's second largest mining group, has taken a bold step into Russia, with the establishment of a exploration and development joint venture in Russia with gold and nickel giant, Norilsk.
Initial exploration efforts by the JV ( Rio 49%/Norilsk 51%)
will concentrate on opportunities in the Siberian and
far-eastern federal districts of...