Media Release: Australian Climate Roundtable Renews Joint Policy Principles
Alcoa of Australia has exceeded rehabilitation targets at the Huntly and Willowdale bauxite mines in the Peel and South West regions of Western Australia. The Company progressively rehabilitates as it mines, with a strong focus on reducing the cleared footprint over time…
Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques visited Rio Tinto’s world-class Amrun bauxite project on Cape York Peninsula. The soon-to-be competed project has been built using local companies with over A$1.5 billion worth of contracts awarded to Queensland suppliers.
Australia’s largest users of electricity – the aluminium industry – today called on the Federal and State Governments to approve the framework for the National Energy Guarantee and also called on them to implement the recommendations of the ACCC report on electricity pricing, and do more to release domestic gas supply.
Rio Tinto has become the first mining and metals company to be granted the aluminium industry’s Chain of Custody certification by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). The certification means Rio Tinto will be the only company selling aluminium that customers can be assured has been produced to the highest environmental, social and governance standards, placing Rio Tinto at a competitive advantage.
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Ten local and regional Indigenous employees attended a graduation ceremony at the Gulkula
Regional Training Centre four months after commencing training at the site on the Dhupuma Plateau in
Northeast Arnhem Land.
The energy industry, its customers and other stakeholders agree: the imminent Finkel Review deserves
full and fair consideration before governments take decisions that will have major implications for the
security, reliability and affordability of Australia’s electricity system.
Rio Tinto will expand output from one of the world’s premier bauxite deposits following approval of the $1.9 billion Amrun project.
In time for National Recycling Week (9-15 November), Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) is now operating Queensland’s only and Australia’s largest aluminium can recycling facility after a successful pilot proved the potential of the value-add processing concept earlier this year.
The smelter is now recycling around 13 million aluminium cans a month, which will add 2,400 tonnes of aluminium to its production annually.