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09 December 2022

Rio Tinto acquisition of Turquoise Hill receives shareholder support

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rio Tinto has received the required support from Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TSX: TRQ) (NYSE: TRQ) (“Turquoise Hill”) shareholders for its proposed acquisition of the approximately 49% of the issued and outstanding shares of Turquoise Hill that it does not currently own. Given the transaction is being conducted by way of a Canadian plan of arrangement, it remains s

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06 December 2022

OZ Minerals, Boliden and Rio Tinto agree to innovate on solutions to pave the way for lower footprint mines

MELBOURNE, Australia--OZ Minerals, Boliden and Rio Tinto will collaborate to unlock new and innovative technologies for managing tailings, helping the mining industry to further reduce risk while extracting the materials the world needs for the energy transition from what was previously regarded as ‘waste’. Under the umbrella of the Think & Act Differently (TAD) incubator initiative, OZ Miner

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01 December 2022

Rio Tinto completes Kemano hydropower project

KITIMAT, Canada – Rio Tinto has commissioned a second tunnel to carry water into the Kemano Powerhouse in British Columbia, marking the end of the Kemano T2 hydropower project. The new, 16-kilometre tunnel was filled up with water and produced its first megawatt of electricity in July 2022 after its construction was completed in May 2022. Both T1 and T2 are now operating together, ensuring the lon

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  • RTM Tasman vessel, marine operation
    Decarbonising the high seas
    Finding solutions to shipping’s global carbon emissions
  • Photo of flatback turtle crawling on the sands in Cape Lambert port in Western Australia.
    Conserving our ancient mariners
    Working to protect marine turtles through community partnerships
  • Autonomous vehicles
    New tech for renewable transport
    Transitioning the Pilbara to zero-emission trucks and trains
  • Electric car chargers
    No decarbonisation of Europe without a stable and sustainable supply of critical materials
    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

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