Rio Tinto declares force majeure at Richards Bay Minerals
Published: Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Rio Tinto has declared force majeure on customer contracts at Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa due to an escalation in the security situation at the operations.
By Sofia Okun, Rijuta Dey Bera
All mining and smelting operations at Richards Bay Minerals
have been halted until further notice, the company said on
Tuesday June 29.
The $463-million Zulti South project – the next stage
in the development of Richards Bay Minerals – has