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Bowl of chilli

Three Things That Are Better the Second Time Around

Chilli, Game of Thrones…and 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

Mineral Waste to Fighter Jets

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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Doctor Team, CareFlight Northern Operations

Some Heroes Wear Stethoscopes, Not Capes

Meet CareFlight’s Dr Naomi Abdallah

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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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RFDS in flight over the ocean

When is the sky not the limit?

3 reasons why the RFDS and Rio Tinto are a match made in heaven

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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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Rio Tinto Indigenous partnerships

"Their spirits are here now"

Sharing country and culture

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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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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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Mark the robot at Kennecott

Meet Mark, our superhero robot

He’s smart, he’s tough, he keeps us safe – and bonus, he saves us money too

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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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Here’s another reason to love your morning coffee

Like you needed another reason

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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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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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Low-carbon windfarm

Five 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Matt Key, drone pilot

Life as a drone pilot

Rio Tinto Kennecott's Matt Key arguably has one of the best job titles - and best jobs - in the world

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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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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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Elysis aluminium

Can aluminium production really be emissions-free?

Rio Tinto and Alcoa are revolutionising the way aluminium is made

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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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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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