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Rio Tinto Collaboration With Apple On Carbon-Free Aluminium Production To Move Forward

Rio Tinto Collaboration With Apple On Carbon-Free Aluminium Production To Move Forward

In an effort at transitioning its aluminium business to capitalize on the coming low-carbon economy, Rio Tinto Group said last Friday that it is negotiating with Apple on a project to commercialize a process for smelting aluminium that emits only oxygen as...

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Rio Tinto Awards Over $900 MM in Amrun Contracts to Queensland Firms

Mining titan Rio Tinto Group’s emphasis on regional economic development will be worth at least $900 million to the Queensland economy, as over two-thirds of the $1.38 billion in contracts for the development of the Amrun bauxite project have been awarded to local suppliers. Over five hundred Queensland businesses have been engaged in either directly […]

Rio Tinto Awards US$45 MM Contract for Dam at Amrun Bauxite Project to Fulton Hogan

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto announced the award of a US$45 million to the New Zealand civil construction firm Fulton Hogan. The contract, which is for the construction of a dam at the Amrun bauxite project in Cape York, Queensland, was announced last Wednesday. The project will have Fulton Hogan’s Queensland division constructing a 10.9-gigaliter […]

Rio Tinto Awards US$120 MM in Contracts for New Facilities at Amrun

Rio Tinto is preparing to step up production at its gargantuan bauxite project in Queensland, Australia. The Australian construction firm Civmec Construction & Engineering Pty Ltd announced on Monday that it had been awarded two significant contracts at Amrun for projects involving a new processing facility at the site. Civmec’s press release indicated that it […]

Cape York Bauxite Mining Benefits Local Indigenous People

Bauxite mining on Australia’s Cape York is proving to be a boon for many members of the area’s Aboriginal population, much of which is considered economically disadvantaged. Murray Korkatain, a Wik traditional owner interviewed by local media is preparing to enter into a Local Aboriginal Person traineeship. The eighteen-month program will teach him to operate […]