Weipa powers up

Weipa powers up

Power plan will help the company lower its carbon footprint

Power / Remote power

20 SEPTEMBER 2021
IOC invests in rail training in Quebec

IOC invests in rail training in Quebec

IOC and the RAIL Centre of Expertise are also collaborating on technical assistance

Transport

09 SEPTEMBER 2021
Automation skills booster

Automation skills booster

Programme is specifically designed to prepare Rio Tinto workers for a variety of roles

Fleet

01 SEPTEMBER 2021
Rio restarts Richards Bay

Rio restarts Richards Bay

The operation is a major global producer of heavy mineral sands.

Operational Excellence

24 AUGUST 2021
Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

Rio had shut one of RBM's four furnaces in July

Operational Excellence

23 AUGUST 2021
Electric train plans on track

Electric train plans on track

Wabtec battery electric locomotive in the trial had 18,000 lithium-ion batteries

Transport

23 AUGUST 2021
Innovators rise to mining majors' challenge

Innovators rise to mining majors' challenge

The "Charge On Innovation Challenge" was launched in May

Fleet

12 AUGUST 2021
Komatsu assembles GHG alliance

Komatsu assembles GHG alliance

The GHG group's first task is to develop a concept haulage vehicle

Fleet

02 AUGUST 2021
Rio Tinto backing Komatsu's green trucking play

Rio Tinto backing Komatsu's green trucking play

Rio Tinto and Komatsu are partnering to fast-track haul truck BEV development

Fleet

02 AUGUST 2021
Rio Tinto awards NRW $44M solar contract

Rio Tinto awards NRW $44M solar contract

Rio hopes to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

Power / Remote power

28 JULY 2021
Rio approves funding for Serbian lithium project

Rio approves funding for Serbian lithium project

Jadar is one of the world's largest greenfield lithium projects

Development

28 JULY 2021
Rio commits funds to Kennecott underground studies

Rio commits funds to Kennecott underground studies

Project will also include the trial of underground battery electric vehicles

Development

23 JULY 2021