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Case study bauxite residue management at Rio Tinto

S. Pedrosa Rio Tinto Alcan, Australia A. Canfell Rio Tinto Alcan, Australia Abstract The operations of Rio Tinto Alcan Gove are located on the Gove Peninsula in the north-east part of the Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia. They consist of bauxite mining and refining which converts bauxite into alumina. Bauxite residue is a ...

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Mining and Refining – Australia - World Aluminium

Rio Tinto Alcan Yarwun is a world class alumina refinery situated ten kilometres north-west of Gladstone in Central Queensland. Each year, roughly 3.2 million tonnes of bauxite from Rio Tinto Alcan’s mining operations in Weipa on Western Cape York are shipped to

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Mining and Refining – Jamaica - World Aluminium

Alcan (now Rio Tinto) has had a long history in Jamaica, constructing two alumina refineries there in the 1950s. In 2001 Alcan sold its bauxite mining and alumina plants in Jamaica but kept responsibility for many of the bauxite residue sites with the intention

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Bauxite Resourcing the Territory

The Carpentaria Basin contains Rio Tinto Alcan’s Gove mine which accounts for nearly all past bauxite production and 90% of identified bauxite resources in the Northern Territory (NT). A smaller Aboriginal-owned mining operation at the Dhupuma Plateau near Gove commenced operation in 2017. Read the bauxite factsheet PDF (1.2 MB)

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Weipa - Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Amrun wins QRC Indigenous Procurement Award. Rio Tinto’s newly operational $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite mine has won the ‘Best Company Indigenous Procurement Initiative Award’ at the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards, held in Brisbane last night and organised to coincide with National Reconciliation Week.

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Aluminium - Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a mining and metals company operating in about 35 countries around the world Products. Products. ... Today, the Bayer process and the Hall-Héroult process are still combined to process bauxite ore into alumina, and then convert it into aluminium. We are a global leader in aluminium, with a large-scale, vertically-integrated ...

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Mining and Refining – Australia - World Aluminium

Rio Tinto The nature of bauxite mining means large areas of flat land are exposed, which can be a dust source during windy conditions. Dust is also generated by truck movements and large tailings facilities, some located close to local communities.

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Aluminium - Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world’s most widely used metals. Active in the sector for more than 110 years, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries and the world’s most modern and competitive aluminium smelters portfolio. Learn more with Rio Tinto.

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Products - Rio Tinto

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Case study bauxite residue management at Rio Tinto

S. Pedrosa Rio Tinto Alcan, Australia A. Canfell Rio Tinto Alcan, Australia Abstract The operations of Rio Tinto Alcan Gove are located on the Gove Peninsula in the north-east part of the Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia. They consist of bauxite mining and refining which converts bauxite into alumina. Bauxite residue is a ...

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TREATMENT OF ALKALINE BAUXITE RESIDUE - RIO TINTO

1. A process for treating a Bayer process waste comprising a slurry containing bauxite residue and dissolved aluminium, the process comprising the steps of: (a) supplying the waste to a settling area to cause the bauxite residue to settle out of the slurry, thereby producing a supernatant liquor; (b) neutralizing the supernatant liquor with a solution containing magnesium and calcium to ...

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Bauxite Resourcing the Territory

The Carpentaria Basin contains Rio Tinto Alcan’s Gove mine which accounts for nearly all past bauxite production and 90% of identified bauxite resources in the Northern Territory (NT). A smaller Aboriginal-owned mining operation at the Dhupuma Plateau near Gove commenced operation in 2017. Read the bauxite factsheet PDF (1.2 MB)

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Initial Advice Statement

2020-8-26  Rio Tinto Aluminium Limited (RTA) currently undertakes bauxite mining at Weipa in two main areas, East Weipa and Andoom, both north of the Embley River. These reserves are gradually depleting while at the same time international demand for bauxite remains strong.

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Amrun Project - Civmec Heavy Construction and

The contract awarded by Rio Tinto was for the construction of the process facility, including a bauxite beneficiation plant and associated water, electrical and lighting systems, and the supply of a combined total of 11,800 tonnes of Australian steel and precast concrete.

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Mining and Refining – Australia - World Aluminium

Rio Tinto The nature of bauxite mining means large areas of flat land are exposed, which can be a dust source during windy conditions. Dust is also generated by truck movements and large tailings facilities, some located close to local communities.

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Aluminum Deposits of North Queensland Geology for

2013-7-16  Rio Tinto Alcan claims that this new bauxite project, 45 km southwest of Weipa, will extend the life of bauxite mining in the area by at least another 40 years. Description of the deposits. The bauxite deposits in the Weipa area consist of a 1-2m

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Bayer Process - Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited

Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited (Montreal, CA) International Classes: C01F7/47; B01J20/18; C01F7/14. ... the red side of the Bayer process to increase the oxalates in solution in Bayer liquor resulting from digestion of the bauxite in the red side of the process with the increased oxalates in solution driving removal of oxalates, for ...

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Aluminium/Bauxite – Page 26 – Republic of Mining

2014-5-28  It is a bittersweet end to Jacynthe Côté’s distinguished 26-year career at Rio Tinto Alcan. The Laval University-trained chemist who rose through the ranks at Alcan became head of Rio Tinto’s aluminium business in January, 2009, just as the financial crisis was ripping through the world economy.

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rio tinto annual report 2009 力拓年报 - 豆丁网

2010-4-22  information p.15909 08 07 06 05 RioTinto 2009 Annual report Group overview extensiveglobal presence Aluminium Rio Tinto Alcan globalleader aluminiumindustry. mineshigh quality bauxite, ref nes alumina bothprimary aluminium production ...

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Bauxite Resourcing the Territory

The Carpentaria Basin contains Rio Tinto Alcan’s Gove mine which accounts for nearly all past bauxite production and 90% of identified bauxite resources in the Northern Territory (NT). A smaller Aboriginal-owned mining operation at the Dhupuma Plateau near Gove commenced operation in 2017. Read the bauxite factsheet PDF (1.2 MB)

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TREATMENT OF ALKALINE BAUXITE RESIDUE - RIO TINTO

1. A process for treating a Bayer process waste comprising a slurry containing bauxite residue and dissolved aluminium, the process comprising the steps of: (a) supplying the waste to a settling area to cause the bauxite residue to settle out of the slurry, thereby producing a supernatant liquor; (b) neutralizing the supernatant liquor with a solution containing magnesium and calcium to ...

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Amrun Project - Civmec Heavy Construction and

The contract awarded by Rio Tinto was for the construction of the process facility, including a bauxite beneficiation plant and associated water, electrical and lighting systems, and the supply of a combined total of 11,800 tonnes of Australian steel and precast concrete.

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Bayer Process - Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited

Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited (Montreal, CA) International Classes: C01F7/47; B01J20/18; C01F7/14. ... the red side of the Bayer process to increase the oxalates in solution in Bayer liquor resulting from digestion of the bauxite in the red side of the process with the increased oxalates in solution driving removal of oxalates, for ...

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Rio Tinto and UQAC announce renewal of partnership ...

2021-10-19  Rio Tinto and UQAC announce renewal of partnership. The company is investing more than $2 million over three years to continue RD in bauxite and tailings processing technologies.

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Rio Tinto - RAMP

2021-11-18  Rio Tinto Alcan has rolled out a RFID solution from Ramp RFID to improve workflow management at the company’s’ Yarwun chemical laboratory. Background. One of the world’s largest producers of bauxite, alumina and aluminium, Rio Tinto Alcan operates a large alumina refinery in Yarwun in Central Queensland.

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Bauxite Residue In Australia - Australian Aluminium Council

2017-10-20  As a result untreated bauxite residues are alkaline. Where is Bauxite Residue Stored in Australia? Each of Australia’s seven alumina refineries has associated bauxite residue storage areas : Gove, NT (Pacific Aluminium) Kwinana, WA (Alcoa) Pinjarra, WA (Alcoa) QAL, QLD (Rio Tinto Alcan) Yarwun, QLD (Rio Tinto Alcan) Wagerup, WA (Alcoa)

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Rio Tinto Alcan Archives - Australian Mining

2021-11-10  Shipping from Rio’s new $1.45 billion South of Embley bauxite mine to start in 2016. Rio Tinto Alcan announced it expects to spend $528 million over the next three years developing is

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Aaron Freedman - Process Engineer - Dampier Salt - Rio ...

Results of this work allowed Rio Tinto Iron Ore (RTIO) to continue to safely ship Iron Ore Finess classified as non liquifiable Group C Cargo. - Improved the bauxite throughput at the Weipa Andoom Beneficiation Plant by 12% for Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) by performing a detailed sampling campaign to

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Mihira Wanninayake - Platform Engineer - Macquarie

Rio Tinto Feasibility study, design, and implementation of a process improvement to reduce frequent blocking of the primary underflow pipes at Rio Tinto's Weipa's bauxite

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