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Environment & sustainability

Rio Tinto to build tellurium plant at Kennecott mine

Rio Tinto will begin construction on a new plant that will recover tellurium, a critical mineral used in solar panels, from copper refining at its Kennecott mine near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

 
 

BHP signs MoU with HBIS Group

BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding with HBIS Group Co., Ltd, with the intention of investing up to US$15 million over 3 years to jointly study and explore greenhouse gas emissions reduction technologies and pathways.

 

Trovio to list first net-zero gold ETF

Trovio has announced plans to launch the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions gold exchange-traded fund on the Australian Securities Exchange.

 
 
 
 

Vale removes Itabiruçu dam emergency level

Vale has informed that the emergency level of the Itabiruçu dam, located at the Itabira Complex, has been removed after a thorough analysis of its geotechnical characteristics.

 
 
 
 
 

Norilsk Nickel to use LNG in heavy mining equipment

Norilsk Nickel will build an enterprise for the production of liquefied natural gas on the territory of the former Nickel Plant, for use in converted dual-fuel consumption mining trucks.

 

New code to improve land access agreements

The release of the ‘Code of Conduct for Mineral Explorers in the Northern Territory’ by the Minister for Mining and Industry will help mineral explorers and land managers work together for more jobs and greater prosperity for all Territorians.