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Rio Tinto Kennecott to transition to renewable diesel

Rio Tinto announced that it will replace its entire fossil diesel consumption with renewable diesel at its Kennecott copper operation in Utah.

 Rio Tinto’s Kennecott copper mine in Utah. Credit: Rio Tinto.

Rio Tinto’s Kennecott copper mine in Utah. Credit: Rio Tinto.

The transition will begin in the first quarter of 2024 and will include Kennecott's fleet of 90 haul trucks, all heavy machinery, and consumption from the concentrator, smelter, and refinery. The use...

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