Alumina refinery trial goes hydrogen, ditching gas power

The programme, launched by Rio Tinto and Sumitomo Corporation, aims to demonstrate the use of hydrogen in the alumina refining process, potentially reducing emissions

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 and Volvo partner for low carbon materials supply

It will provide materials including lithium, low carbon aluminium, copper and metallics and support Volvo’s ambition towards a net zero future

Ford and Rio Tinto ink battery and low carbon materials deal

Rio Tinto will supply car manufacturer Ford with materials including lithium, low carbon aluminium and copper for use in its EVs

Sydney Uni gives $75k net zero funding

These grants will go towards projects focussed on decarbonising different industries

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

Rio Tinto and bp to start year-long trial of marine biofuels

The results will enable Rio Tinto to explore ways to reduce its carbon emissions from its marine fleet and inform its future biofuels strategy

Rio Tinto on track to cut emissions with electric trains purchase

The trains are capable of generating additional energy while in transit through a regenerative braking system, which takes energy from the train and uses it to recharge the onboard batteries

Rio Tinto to power Madagascan mine with renewable energy

It has signed a 20-year PPA with CBE to build the facility, which will be operational from 2023

Rio Tinto to invest $87m in low carbon aluminium

The aluminium is made using renewable hydropower