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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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Rusal Pushes Back Against Rio Tinto’s Takeover Of Queensland Alumina

Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal fired back at its partner at Queensland Alumina Ltd., Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group after the latter stepped in and took control of Rusal’s 20-percent share of the operation earlier this month. Citing sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and specifically a ban on alumina exports to […]

Rio Tinto Takes Full Control Of Queensland Alumina Refinery From UC Rusal

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group has taken full control of the Queensland alumina refinery it shares with Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal, boxing out the embattled firm that is already suffering due to sanctions imposed upon Russian businesses in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. According to an emailed statement, Rio […]

Guinean Government Seeks Bauxite Miners’ Plans For Domestic Alumina Refineries

The Guinean government last week asked companies operating bauxite mining operations to present plans for refining alumina within its borders by May of this year. The interim government that took power via coup in September has opted to take a harder line against foreign corporations mining in Guinea, reversing the previous government’s friendly attitude to […]

Rio Tinto To Collaborate With Canada Tech Firm Geomega On US$4 MM Bauxite Residue Project

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced this week a US$1.2 million investment in Quebec mining technology firm Geomega Resources Inc.’s US$4 million project aimed at sustainable valorization of bauxite residue. The project will be conducted by Geomega’s wholly-owned subsidiary Innord Inc. The Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation will provide US$300,000 towards the project, […]