Why Does Rio Tinto plc Want To Get Out of Papua New Guinea?

​Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO) (NYSE: RIO.US) is reviewing — and likely looking to sell — its interest in a copper mine that’s currently valued at little more than £50 million. Chump change for a £63 billion behemoth, but what if I told you it once operated one of the largest copper mines in the world..?

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