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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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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

02 July 2024

Rio Tinto complète la construction de sa centrale solaire à la mine de diamants Diavik

YELLOWKNIFE, Canada – La mine de diamants Diavik de Rio Tinto a complété l’installation de sa centrale solaire d’une capacité de 3,5 mégawatts dans les Territoires du Nord-Ouest au Canada. Le projet représente la plus grande centrale solaire hors réseau dans les territoires canadiens.La centrale de 6 620 panneaux solaires devrait générer 4,2 millions de kilowattheures d’énergie solaire par année,

28 June 2024

Rio Tinto installera des cuves d’électrolyse de l’aluminium sans émissions de carbone avec la première licence de technologie ELYSIS

MONTRÉAL, Canada – Rio Tinto installera des cuves d’électrolyse de l’aluminium sans émissions de carbone à son aluminerie Arvida au Québec, Canada, avec la première licence de technologie émise par la coentreprise ELYSIS. Cet investissement permettra de poursuivre le développement de la nouvelle technologie ELYSISMD et permettra à Rio Tinto d’acquérir de l’expertise en matière d’installation et d’

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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.
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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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