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Rio Tinto Receives Multiple Offers For Wind, Solar Power Project For Australian Alumina And Aluminium Operations

Rio Tinto Receives Multiple Offers For Wind, Solar Power Project For Australian Alumina And Aluminium Operations

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said last week that it has received many offers to build wind and solar farms in Australia intended to sustainably power its various alumina and aluminium operations there. Rio Tinto is actively soliciting offers to build...

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ABx Inks Agreement With Alumin To Develop Sunrise Bauxite Project In Queensland

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) and Australian special purpose vehicle company Alumin Pty Ltd (Alumin) signed an agreement this week to develop the Sunrise Bauxite Project on the Binjour plateau, 70 miles inland of Bundaberg in Queensland. Per the new agreement, Alumin will pay up to A$18 million into the project for development costs. Alumin’s contributions […]

Rio Tinto Plans New Solar Power Generating Capacity For Weipa Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group will soon be adding a new solar farm and battery storage at its bauxite mine in Queensland, Australia. The additional equipment will increase the site’s solar power generation by over three times as well as bumping up the amount of clean power generation for the firm’s operations in the […]

Mitsubishi To Buy 30 Percent Stake In Glencore’s Aurukun Bauxite Project

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation announced last week an agreement with Glencore plc to take a 30-percent share of the latter’s Aurukun Bauxite Project in Australia. No price terms were given by either party at the time of announcement. Though Mitsubishi currently has interests in the aluminium smelting and trading sector, the purchase will mark the […]

ABx Lands Full Funding Of Binjour Bauxite Project In Deal With Rawmin

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) yesterday announced the full funding of mining operations at the Binjour Bauxite Project in Queensland. Per the firm, the project achieved full funding thanks to a commitment by India’s Rawmin Mining. Per the agreement, the project will be funded prior to production and the firm will have a 50-percent joint venture […]

Rio Tinto Confirms Restart At Weipa After Passage Of Tropical Cyclone Trevor

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said yesterday that operations at Weipa are back to normal after a brief closure as Tropical Cyclone Trevor whipped through the Queensland area over the weekend. Operations at the bauxite mine were closed last Wednesday in anticipation of the event. “Rio Tinto Weipa Operations have returned to normal activities […]