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Australian lawsuit adds to Rio Tinto’s Mozambique woes

By Michael Griffiths

02 March 2018

Australian lawsuit adds to Rio Tinto’s Mozambique woes Credit: istockphoto.com/CUHRIG

Australia’s securities authority has launched legal proceedings against Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto and two former senior executives over alleged fraud related to the company’s Mozambique coal reserves.