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Rio Tinto Seeking Proposals For Renewable Energy Sources For Queensland Aluminium And Alumina Assets

Rio Tinto Seeking Proposals For Renewable Energy Sources For Queensland Aluminium And Alumina Assets

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced this week that it is soliciting proposals for wind and solar power projects for its operations in Queensland. Rio Tinto said it has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to that end and is looking...

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Hydro Rein To Collaborate With Green Investment Group On Brazilian Solar/Wind Power Project

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Rein has signed an agreement with Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to build a 586 MW combined wind and solar project called Feijão in northeastern Brazil. Per the firm, the project will power Hydro’s Paragominas bauxite mine and Alunorte alumina refinery, ultimately weaning both plants […]

Ma’aden To Build World’s Largest Solar Process Heat Plant At Its Alumina Refinery

Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with industrial solar steam firm GlassPoint to build the world’s largest solar process heat plant at Ma’aden’s alumina refinery. Per the firm, the project will yield a plant that produces 1,500 MW via solar heat to produce the steam that will generate power […]

South32 Increases Its Share In Mozal Aluminium To 63.7 Percent

Australian metals miner South32 announced this week that it has purchased an additional 16.6 percent of Mozal Aluminium from MCA Metals Holding GmbH for about US$200 million. Per the firm, South32’s ownership of Mozal Aluminium now totals 63.7 percent, giving it an equity share of production of 281 thousand metric tons for the current fiscal […]