Rio Tinto iron ore production down

PRODUCTION for the year at Rio Tinto’s Pilbara iron ore mines was down 3% on its 2018 result to 326.7 million tonnes. That is despite those mines moving more material than ever.

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An extended rail maintenance shut limited rail access for 12 days.

Weather and operational challenges in the first half of the year, as well as a decision to protect the quality of the Pilbara Blend, have been cited as causes for the drop.