Edith Cowan University (ECU) today launched a new research collaboration agreement with Dampier Salt Ltd (DSL), part of the Rio Tinto group, which will pave the way for a unique series of research opportunities in Australia's north west.
Rio Tinto has increased its donation to assist victims of the devastating floods to over $2 million.
Rio Tinto's own Denise Goldsworthy was named winner of the 2010 Telstra Business Women's Awards, beating a field of quality candidates from around Australia.
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The Coastal Birdwatch Event saw 50 eager participants converge on the Dampier Salt lease and on the Maitland River's Miaree Pool for a weekend of information sessions, identification workshops and plenty of birdwatching.
Rio Tinto is pleased to support the publication of Burrup Rock Art - Ancient Aboriginal Rock Art of the Burrup Peninsula and Dampier Archipelago by Mike Donaldson.
In July 2010, archaeology and anthropology students from the University of Western Australia visited the Pilbara region to study rock art.
Ken Mulvaney, Specialist Cultural Heritage for Rio Tinto in Western Australia, has participated in or supervised archaeological excavations for over 40 years in countries as diverse as Australia, Africa, England and Papua New Guinea.
Water usage in the West Pilbara is approximately 13 billion litres each year, with industry using approximately half of this amount.
Three innovations from Dampier Salt were submitted into the Chamber of Minerals and Energy Safety and Health Innovations awards in 2009.