Jean-Sébastien Jacques

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 Pondering Placement of Pacific Aluminium on Australia’s Stock Exchange

Rumors have surfaced in Australian media outlets that Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group is weighing listing Pacific Aluminium on the country’s securities exchange in the near future. According to a column published in The Australian Financial Review earlier today, Rio Tinto is exploring a full or partial listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) […]

Rio Tinto and Tsinghua University Extend Sustainable Development Partnership

Anglo-Australian metal mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced on Friday an agreement with the People’s Republic of China’s Tsinghua University to extend the tenure of the partnership forming the Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Joint Research Centre for Resources, Energy and Sustainable Development. The Centre, which was established in 2012, is a joint project between the two entities […]

Rio Tinto on Verge of Selling Pacific Aluminium to GFG Alliance

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group is reportedly in talks with Sanjeev Gupta’s Gupta Family Group (GFG) Alliance for the sale of Rio’s aluminium operations in Australia and New Zealand. A report by the Financial Times indicates that sources tell them that Gupta is flying to Australia to participate in discussions regarding Pacific Aluminium (PacAl) […]

Rio Tinto Weighing Sale of French Aluminium Smelter

The resurgence of aluminium’s prices has prompted Anglo-Australian metals behemoth Rio Tinto Group to consider the sale of its 20-thousand-metric-ton-per-annum smelter in Dunkerque, France. According to a story that ran in The Australian this morning, Jean-Sebastien Jacques has been considering the sale of non-hydroelectric-powered aluminium assets, most of which the company acquired in its purchase […]

Rio Tinto Sets Bauxite Production Record in Q2

Anglo-Australian metals miner Rio Tinto Group released production totals for the second quarter of 2017 yesterday. Among the firm’s highlights in the quarter was a record bauxite ore production of 12.9 million metric tons. The firm record output was a 7 percent increase year-on-year, and a 14 percent increase quarter-on-quarter. Total production for the first […]