Copper industry circles 2050 net zero target

The move could see the sector become more attractive to environmentally-conscious investment funds, the ICA has said

Slovakia secures €459m to support coal phase out by 2023

The EU funds will support a ‘fair transition’ for the country’s metals and chemicals industries in the Upper Nitra, Košice and Banská Bystrica regions towards climate neutrality

UK’s first large-scale lithium site gets green light

The Middlesbrough facility will put the UK on the map when it comes to processing the metal critical to EVs, phones and wind farms

Rio Tinto joins First Movers Coalition to support low carbon transition

The metals and mining company is making commitments to buy more zero-emission fuel for its own shipping fleet

Rio Tinto plans green shift with large-scale wind and solar power

The metals and mining company has set out a formal market Request for Proposals (RFP) for multiple renewable projects that can start supplying electricity to its Gladstone assets by 2030

Asian $9bn EV supply chain deal cut to reduce Chinese reliance

The investment has been made to develop a mining through to manufacturing process in Indonesia

E.ON and Fortescue strike hydrogen deal to cut Russian gas

The agreement could see five million tonnes of green hydrogen exported from Australia to Germany

Pret joins home coffee recycling scheme

Customers can now recycle their coffee pods from their homes

Could bacteria mean sustainable mining?

Researchers are investigating whether bacteria could extract the elements needed for computers, EVs and mobile phones – all powered by sugar…

Rio Tinto to invest $87m in low carbon aluminium

The aluminium is made using renewable hydropower