(recasts, adds analyst comment) By Wendy Pugh MELBOURNE, July 23 (Reuters) - The world's second-largest diversified miner, Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc, reported on Wednesday strong demand for steel from a surging Chinese economy helped boost second quarter iron ore production 19 percent. Rio Tinto said June quarter shipments from its key Hamersley iron ore operation in Western Australia were also up six percent from the same quarter year earlier, led by increased demand in China, Taiwan and ...
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