Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Group (Stock Symbols – NYSE: RIO, LSE: RIO, ASX: RIO) is one of the world’s largest mineral resource companies producing a variety of commodities for global consumption including silver, iron ore, aluminium, molybdenum, copper, diamonds, titanium, borates, gold, nickel, lead, zinc, potash, titanium dioxide, salt, and uranium.

The company’s operations are centered around four main business operations 1) Energy and Minerals, 2) Iron Ore, 3) Copper and Diamonds, and 4) Aluminum.

Rio Tinto uranium operations include the Rossing Uranium mine in Namibia, and the now closed Ranger Uranium mine in the Northern Territory of Australia.

These mines are operated under its business group Rio Tinto Energy.

The Ranger Uranium mine is located 11 miles east of Jabiru, Australia and 161 miles east of the capital city of the Northern Territory – Darwin, Australia.

The Rossing Uranium mine is 43 miles from the town of Swakopmund, Namibia located in the west-central part of the country.

This mine was first discovered in 1928 and by 1976 was in production operation.

The company also provides additional resources for the globe including alumina production, primary aluminum smelting, bauxite mining, alumina refining, and ilmenite, rutile, and zircon mining, as well as gypsum.

Rio Tinto Group was founded in 1873 after several investors got together and purchased a mine complex in Huelva, Spain and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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We’re partnering with @bhp and @valeglobal to help solve one of the biggest challenges facing mining today - reducing carbon emissions from mining operations by electrifying haul truck fleets.

@bhp, @RioTinto, and @valeglobal have launched the Charge On Innovation Challenge. Facilitated by @Austmine, it is a global initiative for innovators to help significantly cut emissions from surface mine operations.
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Our aluminium smelter in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland has been certified by @Aluminium_S_I, assuring our low-carbon aluminium is produced to the highest environmental, social and governance standards in the industry.

We’ve signed agreements with Eastern Pacific Shipping and H-Line Shipping for three LNG dual-fuel Newcastlemax vessels each. A practical example of how Rio Tinto is delivering on our scope three emission reductions commitments.

20 M$ à @ELYSIS_techno pour de l’aluminium vert. Si toutes les alumineries québécoises adoptaient cette technologie, la réduction des GES pourrait s’élever à près de 5 millions de tonnes métriques au QC. Imaginez à travers le monde! @MinFitzgibbon @AndreeLaforest @RioTinto @Alcoa

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