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Protesters rally outside the Rio Tinto office in Perth. Photograph: Richard Wainwright/AAP Image/ via AP

Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson will step down within the next year in response to the outcry over the mining company’s destruction of a 46,000-year(...)

Glencore   bought Caracal Energy for €1.4 billion in 2014 as part of a plan to grow its African oil business and secure barrels for its muscular trading arm. Photograph: LightRocket via Getty Images

Glencore has hoisted the “for sale” sign over the Chad-focused oil business it acquired five years ago as the miner and commodity trader looks to bols(...)