Rio fined for Pilbara death

RIO Tinto has been fined $A70,000 over the death of a worker in August 2011. The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment.

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Rio Tinto fined $70,000 over worker's death.

Brent Glew, a 27-year-old fitter, was conducting maintenance on a wheel loader at the Brockman 2 iron ore mine when a 1400kg tilt cylinder fell and struck him.