Case Studies

November 30, 2020 / Case Studies

Bauxite Residue Storage using Sea Water Neutralisation

Sea water has been used, to neutralise bauxite residue at the Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) refinery for more than 30...
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September 16, 2020 / Case Studies

Alcoa’s rehabilitation welcomes another 400,000 plants

Alcoa Australia is set to meet sustainability targets at its two bauxite mines in the Peel and South West regions...
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March 19, 2020 / Case Studies

Rio Tinto Here for Gladstone

The Rio Tinto Here for Gladstone programme is our flagship community investment programme for the region. It is solely focussed...
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January 10, 2020 / Case Studies

Turtle management at Weipa Operations

Feral animals are a well-known environmental problem in Australia and impact the environment in many ways. The predation of turtle...
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January 5, 2020 / Case Studies

BSL partners with community to care for clownfish

Following the release of the ‘Finding Nemo’ film in 2003, clownfish popularity has increased significantly, with more than one million...
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December 29, 2019 / Case Studies

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)

Rio Tinto is now offering independently certified, responsibly produced aluminium from its smelters in Australia and New Zealand that predominantly...
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November 3, 2019 / Case Studies

Aluminium and Fire

Cladding fires of recent times indicate that wrong assumptions about risk may have been made. Cladding fires of recent times...
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October 31, 2019 / Case Studies

BSL’s EBITS Centre

The EQIP Business, Industry and Tourism Skills Centre (EBITS) Centre is a partnership between Education Queensland and Boyne Smelters Limited,...
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October 28, 2019 / Case Studies

Brisbane Bauxite Integrated Operations Centre (BIOC)

In August 2019, the switch was flicked on Rio Tinto’s Brisbane-based Bauxite Integrated Operations Centre (BIOC), transforming how the Aluminium...
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October 4, 2019 / Case Studies

The battle against the Yellow Crazy Ant

The ABC Radio Country Hour programme visited Gove in September 2019 to chat to Rehabilitation Specialist Faye Lawton on the...
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September 29, 2019 / Case Studies

Red mud dam research (UQ partnership)

Our Australian alumina refineries are part of a potentially game-changing research partnership looking at technologies that could turn bauxite residue,...
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September 28, 2019 / Case Studies

Rio Tinto and UGL Limited Partner $12,400 to Project We Care

In July 2019, Rio Tinto and UGL Limited donated $12,400 towards mental health and suicide prevention in the Gladstone region,...
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September 2, 2019 / Case Studies

Yarwun maintenance technician takes out top spot

Congratulations to Yarwun maintenance technician Richard O’Brien, who was awarded the ‘Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year’ (Central Queensland) at...
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June 25, 2019 / Case Studies

Allison’s Gift bystander training

Rio Tinto has reinforced its commitment to promoting safe, healthy and respectful relationships in the communities where it operates with...
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June 15, 2019 / Case Studies

BSL can recycling

In June 2019, representatives from Rio Tinto and BSL took part in Australia’s first Circular Economy (CE) Lab—a Queensland Government...
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