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Christina, employee

Seize opportunities, share views, shape the future

Courage and consistency are creating a more inclusive culture in mining


What happens next?

This International Women's Day, we're focused on what still needs to be done to improve gender equity in our industry


Reduce, reuse and recycle

Partnering towards decarbonization

Official aluminium partner of the Montreal Canadiens

One Team, One Goal

Providing sustainable aluminium to fans of the Montreal Canadiens

Aluminium cans

From bauxite to beverage cans

Using blockchain to help trace our responsible materials

Phone scanning the START label

How do you make a nutrition label for the materials the world needs?

By tracing the steps from START to finish

Titanium used in planes

Extracting scandium from waste

Pioneering a new source of a critical mineral

Aluminium cans

Sustainability – the expectation, not the exception

Shaping our aluminium product offering to meet demand for greener metals

Low-carbon windfarm

7 things the world will need for a low-carbon future

Wind, sun and water – what else do you need to make renewable energy work?

Electric car chargers

Europe’s race to decarbonise requires a secure and sustainable supply of critical minerals 

By Sinead Kaufman, Chief Executive, Minerals, Rio Tinto

Tractor with CHAC

Mining waste is fertile ground

Finding a new use for a by-product of aluminium production

By Dominic Barton, Chair, Rio Tinto

Mining's next chapter has begun and needs a clear story

Mining is essential to the energy transition. Attracting the right people and helping them connect to the opportunity to make a difference is crucial to success.


Amid chaos and uncertainty, Canada has an opportunity for industrial leadership

Jakob Stausholm, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto


Artefacts reveal new insights to history

A new Canadian research project aims to resolve “unfinished business”

Electric car charging

Charging up the battery market

We’re scaling up and working smarter to meet demand for renewables

Bauxite, Gove Operations

Nose to tail mining

Making the most of what we take from the ground

Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean

Stronger Together

Supporting entrepreneurship in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec

Tshiuetin Rail Transportation, Canada

Schefferville on track for growth

North America’s first Indigenous-owned and operated railroad

Josette, Director of Arvida Research & Development Centre

Meet Josette: Mind Mixer in Chief

Josette leads the team innovating more sustainable aluminium

Water atomised steel powder

A New Steel Powder for 3D Printing

Something infinitely small is making a big change

A Critical Mineral Hiding in the Desert

A Critical Mineral Hiding in the Desert

Extracting lithium from mining waste

Strike while the iron (ore) is hot

Strike While the Iron (Ore) is Hot: One Woman’s Philosophy

At the Iron Ore Company of Canada, Michelle has broken a lot of barriers - and “moved a lot of dirt” - thanks to three rules for living and working.

Collection of blueberries

Even superfoods need their minerals

Using aluminium waste to grow better blueberries

Dr Eve Langelier, Université de Sherbrooke’s Chair for Women in Science and Engineering

From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Women in science promise to change the world

Aluminium used in architecture

One More Reason to Love Our Aluminium

Responsibly produced and soon to be recycled too

Hope Haven, Labrador West

Shelter for victims of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting our communities through the crisis

Revolution-Al™ being examined in a lab

A new aluminium alloy is born

Stronger and more sustainable

Sustainable diamond

The world's most coveted diamonds

Beauty and integrity

Elysis aluminium

Carbon-free aluminium smelting is a step closer

Revolutionising the way aluminium is made

Ugly Butt the bear

Meet Ugly Butt

Not your average bear – but then, this isn't your average job.

Modern explorers

Life, as a modern explorer

It really is one of the best jobs in the world.

Aluminium bicycles

Five reasons you should love aluminium as much as we do

We're passionate about producing this high-quality, groundbreaking material.