Rio Tinto and the Simfer have concluded key agreements with the Republic of Guinea and Winning Consortium Simandou regarding trans-Guinean infrastructure for the Simandou iron ore project.
Rio Tinto has awarded Metso a detailed design and engineering contract for its continuous pilot plant (CPP) for the BioIron process.
Rio Tinto has agreed to purchase PanAmerican Silver’s stake in Agua de la Falda S.A. and to enter a joint venture with Codelco to explore and potentially develop Agua de la Falda's assets.
An incremental approach was devised to minimise the system installation loss-time impact on mining operations for bringing nearly 100 trucks plus more than 40 supporting dozers, shovels and drills online with MineStar Fleet.
The change to renewable diesel brings an anticipated CO2 equivalent reduction of up to 45 000 tpy – comparable to eliminating the annual emissions of approximately 9600 cars.
The GHG Alliance was created to bring together mining industry leaders to work toward a shared goal of delivering zero-emissions equipment solutions.
The Terelion Circularity programme for tungsten carbide drill bits at the Rio Tinto Kennecott mine is estimated to reduce CO2 emissions related to carbide drill bits by 64%.
The search for new partners comes as the two companies have now entered into a new agreement to extend their collaboration beyond the previously announced trial of a large-volume tailings filter unit at a BHP copper mine in Chile.
The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM) has announced a new three-year partnership with Rio Tinto.