Rio Tinto awards contract to build the mining giant’s first fully-owned solar farm at the Gudai Darri mine in WA Pilbara region.
Resources giant Rio Tinto will explore the use of renewable hydrogen in alumina production, as part of a $1.5 million study.
Government inadvertently reveals list of grant recipients, including Rio Tinto, the Australian Energy Council and an ambitious concentrating solar project.
In the wake of Covid-19, the fossil fuel lobby has ramped up its anti-climate campaigns, and their ties to Australia’s companies and the Morrison government are stronger than ever.
Rio Tinto to close NZ aluminium smelter in decision that will cost 1,000-plus jobs, take massive bite out of electricity demand, and sound the alarm for Australia.
Rio Tinto opts to power Kennecott copper mine in Utah with renewables, via power purchase agreement, after permanently shutting the facility’s coal plant.
Rio Tinto switches on largest solar facility to date at an off-grid mine in Australia. More solar and battery storage to follow.
Rio Tinto’s decision to part ways with coal chief represents a major shift in strategy by one of world’s largest coal miners, and industry itself.
Rio Tinto is no longer really a diversified mining and energy conglomerate. It is now more than ever a giant iron ore mining company.
A ground-breaking $23.4m project to cut out daytime diesel consumption at Rio Tinto bauxite mine at Weipa could unlock billions of dollars of similar investments in the mining industry – which is weighed down by soaring energy costs.