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A new era for the aluminium industry

We're installing carbon free aluminium smelting cells at our Arvida smelter in Québec, Canada

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19 July 2024

Rio Tinto IOC donates CAN$200,000 to support the people and communities of Labrador West

LABRADOR CITY, Newfoundland and Labrador--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) has donated CAN$125,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts following the recent wildfires in the Labrador West region and has committed an additional CAN$75,000 to support community organizations assisting with the recovery phase. As wildfires forced residents of Labrador

19 July 2024

Rio Tinto IOC fait don de 200 000 $ pour soutenir la population et les communautés du Labrador Ouest

LABRADOR CITY, Canada – La Compagnie minière IOC de Rio Tinto a fait un don de 125 000 dollars canadiens à la Croix-Rouge canadienne pour soutenir les efforts de secours à la suite des récents incendies de forêt dans la région du Labrador Ouest et s'est engagée à verser un montant supplémentaire de 75 000 dollars canadiens pour soutenir les organisations communautaires participant à la phase de ré

02 July 2024

Rio Tinto completes construction of its solar power plant at Diavik Diamond Mine

YELLOWKNIFE, Canada--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond Mine has completed installation of its 3.5 megawatt capacity solar power plant in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The project represents the largest off-grid solar power plant across Canada’s territories. The 6,620-panel facility is expected to generate 4.2 million kilowatt-hours of solar energy annually, reducing diesel consu

Finding better ways

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Rio Tinto in Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec

We are leading innovation in aluminium production to help accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Our Commitment to Quebec

Our CAN$1.4 billion investment to expand our facilities will generate up to 1,000 jobs during peak construction and approximately 100 permanent jobs to spur increased economic activity. But that’s just the start of our engagement here.
 Hydropower, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Canada

Producing More, Emitting Less

Combined with the expertise of our highly trained, multigenerational workforce and access to renewable hydropower, we’re poised to deliver the lowest-carbon aluminium possible. And we’re just getting started.
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