Jean-Sébastien Jacques

Rio Tinto Develops Method For Production Of Aluminium-Strengthening Scandium From Titanium Oxide Refining Waste

Rio Tinto Develops Method For Production Of Aluminium-Strengthening Scandium From Titanium Oxide Refining Waste

Anglo-Australian mining behemoth Rio Tinto said last week it has identified a process to extract scandium from mining waste for use as a strengthening agent of aluminium. Rio Tinto’s new method extracts the rare-earth element from the process it uses to refine...

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Rio Tinto Completes Commissioning Of Amrun Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced on Friday the completion of commissioning of its Amrun bauxite operations at Cape York, Queensland. According to the firm, the US$1.9-billion operation will take up the slack from the mine at East Weipa as it exhausts its cache of bauxite ore. Not only will it fill the void […]

Rio Tinto Promises Carbon-Free Smelting Technology At Tiwai Point

New Zealand’s Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter is in line to possibly become the world’s first carbon-free aluminium smelter after a productive discussion between the heads of Rio Tinto Group and the New Zealand government last week. A Kiwi news source says Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed the matter […]

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 […]