Production down 3% on 2018 due to operational challenges and weather.
Volume of work has been disappointing, analyst says.
Increased focus on waste movement and pit development paying off.
Shearing a camel is actually an apt analogy for introducing mining technology, Ivan Vella believes.
Cost driven up by production problems at Pilbara operations.
Win comes just months after company bought by German company Vossloh.
Hosing down speculation it is negotiating to buy BGC Contracting for $600 million.
Adds to the plant site earthworks contract it has already won.
First predominantly Caterpillar haulage fleet for a Rio Tinto iron ore mine.
Contracts cover rail work and mineral processing equipment.
Storm impacts expected to still be felt in the next quarter.
Koodaideri expected to be Rio Tinto's most advanced operation.