Tag Archives: Chinalco

China’s party men concerned as anti-corruption campaign claims scalps

Michael Sainsbury Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign is opaque, utterly devoid of due process — and hurting big business. When Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh, then head of the company’s iron ore division, inked two high-profile deals with Chinalco president Sun Zhaoxue in 2010, little was he to know that just four years later Sun would be

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Chinalco, Rio Tinto Plan Mining Joint Venture in China

Zhao Jianfei, Caixin  Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and the Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) are on the final stages of negotiations of a domestic mining joint venture in China, according to Ian Bauert, Rio Tinto’s managing director in China. In December 2010, Rio Tinto and Chinalco signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to form

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