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Robots, big data and automation deployed to drive efficiencies, compete with rivals
Giving money back to investors is one way of ensuring management cannot fritter it away
Rio Tinto rolls out first heavy freight driverless rail network in outback
Mining group pays $390m to settle ‘transfer pricing’ dispute
Coffee group has been accused of wastefulness over capsules that are not biodegradable
Quest to find raw materials is being disrupted by technology
Failure to reach deal with Chinalco blocks exit from controversial iron ore project
Fabio Schvartsman’s calls an end to Brazilian miner’s debt reduction programme
With few comparable replacements in the pipeline, supply could peak in next 10 years
CEO says giveback of coal disposal proceeds shows commitment to capital discipline
UK facing stocks have struggled since 2016.
Government under pressure to justify award to big business-backed charity
To meet demand miners will have to operate in countries difficult to navigate
Mills race to cash in on high prices for steelmaking ingredient