Rio Tinto's (RTP +3.9%) iron-ore output rose 12% from a year ago, setting a record for Q3 as...

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

Rio Tinto's (RTP +3.9%) iron-ore output rose 12% from a year ago, setting a record for Q3 as mines worked at full steam to meet strong global demand. "We are seeing early signs of recovery in some of our key markets," CEO Tom Albanese said. Bauxite output fell 16% and aluminum was off 4%. (MW, Rio's Q3 operations review (.pdf))