MINING INDABA 2018: Former Rio Tinto CEO defends himself against SEC lawsuit allegations

The former chief executive officer of Rio Tinto defended himself against fraud allegations made in a civil lawsuit and said he has always operated within the bounds of transparency and strong ethics.

During an interview with Metal Bulletin on stage at the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Tom Albanese made his first public statement on allegations that he, a former colleague and Rio Tinto deliberately inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique.

“It is a matter of active civil litigation against Rio Tinto, [former company chief financial officer] Guy...

Published

Andrea Hotter

February 07, 2018

15:57 GMT

Cape Town