Rio Tinto (RIO) is pushing ahead with expansion of its Canadian mineral sands operations,...

|About: Rio Tinto plc (RIO)|By:, SA News Editor

Rio Tinto (RIO) is pushing ahead with expansion of its Canadian mineral sands operations, holding to plans to invest C$800M over five years to extend the life of its Lac Tio ilmenite mine in Quebec and overhaul a titanium dioxide smelter in the Canadian province. RIO +4.2% premarket.