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Rio to trial hydrogen in alumina refining

Rio to trial hydrogen in alumina refining

Company aiming to reduce emissions

Base metals

16 JUNE 2021
Skarn debates renewable PPAs in copper

Skarn debates renewable PPAs in copper

PPAs are a great start on decarbonisation of mining

Copper News

10 JUNE 2021
Putting super-cycle indicators to the test

Putting super-cycle indicators to the test

Copper closing in on real record territory

Miner's right

17 MAY 2021
Copper at US$10,000/t fuels interest in substitutes

Copper at US$10,000/t fuels interest in substitutes

Efficiency gains in batteries and EV motors could reduce copper consumption, says Morgan Stanley

Copper News

12 MAY 2021
China's aluminium smelters shift away from coal

China's aluminium smelters shift away from coal

Part of China's push to slash carbon emissions

Innovation

20 APRIL 2021
'Full-value mining' sees Rio Tinto develop new products

'Full-value mining' sees Rio Tinto develop new products

Maximising deposit value is Rio's focus

Sustainability

10 MARCH 2021
Nickel's Chinese surprise

Nickel's Chinese surprise

Tsingshan's process was described by Morgan Stanley as "far from green"

Miner's right

08 MARCH 2021
Aluminium gathers steam

Aluminium gathers steam

High copper prices have revived speculation about substituting the red metal with aluminium

Base metals

03 MARCH 2021
Alcoa's earnings surge but outlook mixed for 2021

Alcoa's earnings surge but outlook mixed for 2021

Recovery in aluminium prices boosted Alcoa's Q4 earnings.

Copper News

22 JANUARY 2021
Canada charts new climate course as it misses Paris targets

Canada charts new climate course as it misses Paris targets

Mining to play an essential role as building the new economy is centred on a healthy environment

Politics

13 DECEMBER 2020
Can China break its coal addiction?

Can China break its coal addiction?

Paradoxical messages of coal build out and drive for air quality hard to fathom

Bulks

10 DECEMBER 2020
Growth vs green

Growth vs green

Rio Tinto beating BHP on green credentials, despite Aboriginal cave blast

Miner's right

07 DECEMBER 2020