Rio Tinto launches sustainable aluminium label

Rio Tinto launches sustainable aluminium label

Companies that use this aluminium can use labels to highlight their carbon-free commitment.

Supply chain management

05 FEBRUARY 2021
Another Australian coal mine blocked

Another Australian coal mine blocked

Coal mine not in the public interest due to risks to Sydney's drinking water and environment.

Development

05 FEBRUARY 2021
Sileach process gets US patent

Sileach process gets US patent

Lithium Australia's Australian patent has also advanced.

Operational Excellence

04 FEBRUARY 2021
Drone aimed at better blast monitoring

Drone aimed at better blast monitoring

New product enables the retrieval of blast movement monitors without the need to walk the muck pile....

Technology / innovation

03 FEBRUARY 2021
BHP signs solar deal for Kwinana refinery

BHP signs solar deal for Kwinana refinery

Deal will help reduce emissions from electricity use at the refinery by up to 50% by 2024.

Sustainability

02 FEBRUARY 2021
Vital agrees offtake for Nechalacho

Vital agrees offtake for Nechalacho

Parties have an option to increase the offtake volume by up to 5,000tpa REO over 10 years.

Development

02 FEBRUARY 2021
Lucapa's Mothae restarts after pandemic shutdown

Lucapa's Mothae restarts after pandemic shutdown

Had been idled under order for two weeks

Glencore's Ernest Henry replaces cyclone pack

Glencore's Ernest Henry replaces cyclone pack

The new Vertimill cyclone pack is made up of higher-efficiency units.

Plant

29 JANUARY 2021
Newcrest orders Eriez hydrofloats for Cadia

Newcrest orders Eriez hydrofloats for Cadia

As part of the second stage Newcrest wants to further ramp up the plant to 35Mtpa.

Design / Build

29 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto signs Palantir for data platform deal

Rio Tinto signs Palantir for data platform deal

Deal builds on a number of successful data integration projects explored in 2020.

Operational Excellence

28 JANUARY 2021
Renascor inks graphite offtake deal with Zeto

Renascor inks graphite offtake deal with Zeto

MoU links companies for supply of 10,000 tonnes/yr of PSG product for a decade.

Sustainability

27 JANUARY 2021
Velodyne Lidar signs sales deal with Emesent

Velodyne Lidar signs sales deal with Emesent

Hovermap uses the Puck LITE lidar as its primary perception and mapping sensor.

Exploration

27 JANUARY 2021