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Rio Tinto Praises Australian Government’s New Carbon Emissions Reduction Policy

Rio Tinto Praises Australian Government’s New Carbon Emissions Reduction Policy

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group praised the Australian government’s new emissions-reduction policy last week for the support it will offer to the country’s heavy industries, including bauxite mining. Australia’s new policy will begin on July 1 and require the country’s most...

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Rio Tinto And Volvo Partner On Low-Carbon Aluminium Supply Agreement

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group and Sweden’s Volvo Group have signed an agreement to establish a partnership for the supply of low-carbon aluminium and other metals products in exchange for assistance with establishing a sustainable self-piloted system for hauling such metals. The Memorandum of Understanding will help Rio Tinto meet its sustainability commitments while […]

Rio Tinto and Ford To Collaborate On Stronger Supply Of Low-Carbon Aluminium And Other Sustainable Materials

Anglo-Australian metals titan Rio Tinto Group and American automaker Ford Motor Company have partnered to work together on developing more sustainable and secure supply chains for low-carbon raw materials, including low-carbon aluminium, to be used in Ford’s automotive offerings. According to Rio Tinto, the two firms will combine to increase the amount of low-carbon aluminium […]

Rio Tinto Plans US$188 MM Capacity Boost To Alma Aluminium Smelter In Quebec

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said this week it plans a US$188 million expansion of low-carbon aluminium billet production at its Alma aluminium smelter in Quebec. The proposed expansion would boost the plant’s overall production by 202 thousand metric tons per annum. Rio Tinto’s expansion at the Alma aluminium smelter will include a new […]