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Leading companies, public and private, do not have to have annual elections of their board directors, but there are good reasons to consider it.
Even if the government wants to change the design of the controversial mining tax, it faces the formidable financial resources of companies such as BHP, Rio Tinto and Xstrata.
Because of his forced departure, Tom Albanese’s corporate record will always be blotted by the $29 billion in writedowns Rio Tinto suffered under his leadership. Why didn’t he see the writing on the wall?
Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) has received a binding offer for its alumina business from US-based private investment company HIG Capital.
Global mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has announced the completion of its $6.65 billion share buy-back program as it considers selling its diamond businesses.
While private governance is not a panacea for the potential downside risks of mining in the developing world, it remains one important piece of the puzzle.