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Rio Tinto plc can afford to take it easy

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Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO) expects its iron ore output to fall by 10-20 million tons in 2017, due to problems with its autonomous train system. (Heck, we’ve all been there haven’t we?) However, there are tentative signs it might be time to take its foot off the production gas, anyway.

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Owain Bennallack owns shares of Rio Tinto. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Rio Tinto. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.