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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?

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RTM Tasman vessel, marine operation

Decarbonising the high seas

Finding solutions to shipping’s global carbon emissions

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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

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Straw biomass

A new way to decarbonise steel making

Tackling a global challenge

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Autonomous vehicles

New tech for renewable transport

Transitioning the Pilbara to zero-emission trucks and trains

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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

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Tractor with CHAC

Mining waste is fertile ground

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

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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.

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

Jakob Stausholm, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto

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Forming genuine cultural connections

Forming genuine cultural connections

Learning from Indigenous peoples’ deep knowledge of the environment

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Artefacts reveal new insights to history

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

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Electric car charging

Charging up the battery market

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

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Autonomous truck, Gudai-Darri, Pilbara

Look inside a mine of the future

Our most intelligent mine yet is pioneering new mining technologies

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Test tubes on a bench

Big data offers tiny solutions

Microbes could help us mine more sustainably

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Birds on a sandbar

Exploring nature-based solutions to climate change

Investing in conservation will accelerate decarbonisation

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Electric car near a body of water

Creating a sustainable supply of minerals for a decarbonised future

The role of technological breakthroughs and the circular economy

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Dave and solar panels, Kennecott operations

Turning slime into solar panels

Our Kennecott copper mine is extracting a rare, valuable metal from waste

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Gudai-Darri solar farm, Pilbara

Harnessing renewables to decarbonise the Pilbara

Sun and wind will power one of the world's largest microgrids

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Herder, Mongolia

Goat to coat

Reimagining sustainability with cashmere

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Machinery, Oyu Tolgoi

Decade of innovation, lifetime of opportunity

Many standout moments have helped define the first 10 years of operation at Oyu Tolgoi

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Shipping, Pilbara

Contributing to Western Australia’s economic growth

Creating opportunities for everyone

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Holden, United States

Closure: towards a positive legacy

Overcoming closure challenges at a former mine site

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Nurturing an innovative culture 

Capturing employees’ creative ideas to solve business problems

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Borrow area, Gove

Re-planting an ecosystem without topsoil

Researching new techniques to rehabilitate land

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The Careers Department, Tom Price, Pilbara

You can't be what you can't see

Helping Australian students discover their future career

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wind turbine

Decarbonising steel

Tackling climate change will be our legacy

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Close-up of chain links

How can mining companies contribute to sustainable supply chains?

Partnering with customers and suppliers to tackle industry challenges

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Saguenay Operations, Canada

What the energy transition means for our business

How we’re raising our decarbonisation ambition

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Aluminium cans

From bauxite to beverage cans

Using blockchain to help trace our responsible aluminium

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Vertical green code

Mining exploration – what does the future hold?

Sinead Kaufman, Chief Executive Minerals

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Bauxite, Gove Operations

Nose to tail mining

Making the most of what we take from the ground

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Phone scanning the START label

How do you make a nutrition label for aluminium?

By tracing the steps from START to finish

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Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean

Stronger together

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

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Tshiuetin Rail Transportation, Canada

Schefferville on track for growth

North America’s first Indigenous-owned and operated railroad 

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Yarwun Alumina Refinery from the air

Could hydrogen help reduce emissions in the aluminium industry?

New research will help us find out

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Josette, Director of Arvida Research & Development Centre

Meet Josette: Mind Mixer In Chief

Josette leads the team innovating more sustainable aluminium

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Wildlife in the forest near QMM

From the ground up

Minimising our impact on the environment

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Water atomised steel powder

A new steel powder for 3D printing

Something infinitely small is making a big change

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Helmets, Saguenay

A year like no other

Reflections from Ann Masse, our Head of Health, Safety, Environment and Security

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A Critical Mineral Hiding in the Desert

A critical mineral hiding in the desert

Extracting lithium from mining waste

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Associate Professor Kirsten Perrett

Unlocking the mystery behind COVID-19 immunity

Dr Kirsten Perrett is leading new research that could help protect communities

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Holotype of the Blind Cave Eel

Investigating MARs

Finding new ways to manage water responsibly

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Water droplet

Solving water

A low-carbon way to make fresh water

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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

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Employee, Boyne Smelters

Our commitment to Australia

Five ways we’re committed to playing our part in a stronger Australia

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Rough Diamonds, Argyle

Argyle: a new kind of happily ever after

Argyle is closing, but its legacy will live on

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Collection of blueberries

Even superfoods need their minerals

Using aluminium waste to grow better blueberries

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Stanley Morales

Let's talk about domestic violence

Taking a stand against gender-based violence

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RFDS Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 Jet

When every moment counts

370,000 reasons why we’re proud to call the RFDS our partners

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Employees in the Pilbara

Investing local in Western Australia

Meet some of our pioneering partners in Western Australia

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Concrete staircase

A concrete solution to waste

Creating a building product from waste from aluminium production

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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

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Aluminium used in architecture

One more reason to love our aluminium

Responsibly produced and soon to be recycled too

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Titanium used in planes

Extracting scandium from waste

Pioneering a new source of a critical mineral

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Copper in electric cars

What makes our copper blush?

Being honoured as the world’s first responsibly produced

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BOP Industries team

Growing Australia's Future Minds

These 14 start-ups are helping kids get ready for the future

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Medical equipment

What does it take to build a ventilator?

Pioneering lifesaving progress in around two weeks

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Rio Tinto's rainbow logo

What IDAHOBIT means to us

Celebrating our LGBTI+ family, friends and colleagues

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Doctor Team, CareFlight Northern Operations

Some heroes wear stethoscopes, not capes

Meet CareFlight’s Dr Naomi Abdallah

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Hand sanitiser, Bell Bay

The (hand) gel that keeps us together

3 reasons why hand sanitiser is our newest essential material

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Ray and his family

Preventing the spread

Working together, staying apart: Ray’s story

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Hope Haven, Labrador West

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

Supporting our communities through the crisis

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Traditional Owner, Far North Queensland

Sustainability through partnership

Working with Traditional Owners in Far North Queensland

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Pilbara - Koodaideri site, 2020

Our first solar plant to power new iron ore mine

Gudai-Darri (Koodaideri) will be our most technologically advanced mine yet

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Red Cross Australia

Supporting Australian bushfire relief and recovery

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Revolution-Al™ being examined in a lab

A new aluminium alloy is born

Stronger and more sustainable

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Rio Tinto Indigenous partnerships

"Their spirits are here now"

Sharing country and culture

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Sustainable diamond

The world's most coveted diamonds

Beauty and integrity

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How is work changing?

Three new ways to look at the work of the future

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Car driving through forest

Can safer cars also be more sustainable?

We’re doing our part to help car manufacturers build lighter, stronger and more fuel-efficient vehicles

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Weipa port

A formula for making better decisions

How we used maths to ship more bauxite and save millions of dollars a year

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Pilbara AutoHaul train

How did one of the world's largest robots end up here?

From big data to building the first autonomous train, innovation is part of our DNA

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Road cutting through forest

Five surprising facts about future travel in Australia

We’re working with the transport industry to move Australia forward

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Airplane shadow over desert

Keep Flynn flying

Joining forces with the Royal Flying Doctor Service to keep Australia’s emergency wards flying in the sky

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Ugly Butt the bear

Meet Ugly Butt

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

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The new mineral, jadarite

Want to know if we’ve found kryptonite?

We discovered a new mineral, jadarite, an important source of lithium which is used to power electric vehicles

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Aluminium bicycles

Five reasons you should love aluminium as much as we do

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

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Oyu Tolgoi employees underground

What does it take to mine 2km underground?

Four technologies you’ll see in copper mines of the future

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World of the future

What in the world do mining and rocket science have in common?

Funny you should ask

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Rio Tinto's rainbow logo

Swapping red for rainbow

A conversation with Vera Kirikova, Human Resources Group executive and Caroline, co-chair of Rio Tinto’s LGBTI+ committee

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Skyscrapers from below

How can a company and a country grow together?

Five ways we're working with Australians, for all of Australia

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Modern explorers

Life, as a modern explorer

It really is one of the best jobs in the world

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Elysis aluminium

Carbon-free aluminium smelting is a step closer

Revolutionising the way aluminium is made

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Reunion at the airport

How does our story become yours?

We make the stuff you use every day

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Frances Whittle, Land Management & Rehabilitation

Planting the future

When you're rehabilitating land, you work with the people who know it best

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Great Barrier Reef, Australia

How can a ship of precious cargo help protect a national treasure?

We've turned one of our ships into a floating laboratory to monitor the Great Barrier Reef

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Game controller in Perth operations centre

What if gamers could become miners? 

Technology is changing the shape of the mining industry

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