Rio Tinto enters Canadian scandium market

Rio Tinto enters Canadian scandium market

Plant at Sorel-Tracy metallurgical complex expected to start producing in Q2 2021.

Investment

15 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto in 2020 flagged planned closure due to high transmission costs.

Power / Remote power

14 JANUARY 2021
Australia's Ranger ceases uranium production

Australia's Ranger ceases uranium production

Ranger produced 132,000 tonnes of uranium oxide over its lifetime.

Making mining automation pay off

Making mining automation pay off

State-of-the-art communications and Cloud tech seen as the backbone of the Connected Mine.

Innovation

06 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto, Nippon Steel, China Baowu tackling carbon

Rio Tinto, Nippon Steel, China Baowu tackling carbon

Companies working together to create low-carbon emission steel value chain.

Sustainability

16 DECEMBER 2020
Ultromex wins Rio Tinto slag waste contract

Ultromex wins Rio Tinto slag waste contract

Technology enables aluminium smelters to treat and recycle their own salt slag wastes.

Sustainability

17 NOVEMBER 2020
Rio rebrands Pilbara mine

Rio rebrands Pilbara mine

Rio Tinto renames the Koodaideri mine and opens new airport.

Transport

09 NOVEMBER 2020
Rio Tinto's Argyle shuttered

Rio Tinto's Argyle shuttered

Rio Tinto will dismantle the mine infrastructure and hand land back to traditional owners.

Life-cycle / End of li...

04 NOVEMBER 2020
XCMG wins Rio Tinto grader order

XCMG wins Rio Tinto grader order

XCMG and Rio Tinto collaborated on the grader with the aim of creating 'world class' products

Fleet

27 OCTOBER 2020
Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production

Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production

Lafarge Canada plans to initially produce 1 million tonnes of cement a year from the new material.

Sustainability

20 OCTOBER 2020
Oyu Tolgoi earns Copper Mark

Oyu Tolgoi earns Copper Mark

Mongolia mine meets 30-plus factors for responsible production award.

Operational Excellence

15 OCTOBER 2020
BHP not taking robo-train route

BHP not taking robo-train route

Company still believes technology is an increasingly important part of mining.

Technology / innovation

08 OCTOBER 2020