Rio Tinto demonstrates carbon-free aluminium production in Quebec

Rio Tinto demonstrates carbon-free aluminium production in Quebec

The company plans to scale up to larger commercial-size smelting cells in 2023.

Processing

08 NOVEMBER 2021
Vale invests US$6M in CO2-free steel firm Boston Metal

Vale invests US$6M in CO2-free steel firm Boston Metal

Boston Metal is developing a Molten Oxide Electrolysis (MOE) technology

Sustainability

09 FEBRUARY 2021
Vattenfall and Kaunis to collaborate on fossil-free mining

Vattenfall and Kaunis to collaborate on fossil-free mining

Companies examining increased electrification of mining operations.

Sustainability

11 JANUARY 2021
Sweden grants US$2.5M for 'green' steel plant

Sweden grants US$2.5M for 'green' steel plant

HYBRIT plans to start building a full-scale demonstration plant in 2023.

Sustainability

05 OCTOBER 2020
Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution

Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution

First closed-loop recycling centre will recycle clean process aluminium scrap from Rio Tinto

Sustainability

17 SEPTEMBER 2020
ASM, ZironTech reach REE milestone

ASM, ZironTech reach REE milestone

Partners can now start trialling patented, low-emission metallisation process for permanent magnets...

Plant

21 AUGUST 2020
Cornish Lithium's geothermal project wins govt funding

Cornish Lithium's geothermal project wins govt funding

Cornish Lithium's work is focused on the extraction of lithium from geothermal brines.

Exploration

07 AUGUST 2020
 HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

The HYBRIT trials replaced the fuel oil traditionally used in the process with a bio-oil

Sustainability

05 AUGUST 2020
ZironTech produces neodymium at pilot plant

ZironTech produces neodymium at pilot plant

ZironTech and its JV partner Australian Strategic Materials want to create carbon-free rare earths.

Plant

03 AUGUST 2020
Canada Nickel sets up NetZero Metals

Canada Nickel sets up NetZero Metals

The EV sector and others are seeking zero-carbon nickel, cobalt and iron products.

Sustainability

28 JULY 2020