Rio Tinto expansion

Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto has completed a $860m expansion of its Australia-based Cape Lambert port in what could mark the end of its aggressive Pilbara iron ore growth programme. The port expansion – to increase ship-loading capacity from 55 million tonnes a year to 80 million tonnes a year – was completed ahead of schedule.


This investment news and data has been provided by fDi Markets, a crossborder investment tracking service that is part of The Financial Times Ltd’s fDi Intelligence division (


Asia FDI, 2008

(number of jobs)

Asia FDI, 2008

(investment in $m)