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Rio Tinto invests in InoBat

:: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Rio Tinto invests in InoBat
Rio Tinto is supporting the development of a battery ecosystem in Europe with an investment in Inobat Auto (‘InoBat’), a European-based battery technology and manufacturing company.

Lithium: A Sustainable Source in the Desert

:: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Lithium: A Sustainable Source in the Desert
A breakthrough method for extracting lithium from waste rock at our Boron, California mine presents exciting opportunities for producing battery-grade lithium to power sustainability initiatives.

Mining exploration: What does the future hold?

:: Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Mining exploration: What does the future hold?
An excerpt from an article by Sinead Kaufman, Chief Executive Rio Tinto Minerals

Rio Tinto minerals boss ready to flick green energy lithium switch

:: Monday, September 13, 2021
Rio Tinto minerals boss ready to flick green energy lithium switch
This year, Sinead Kaufman assumed responsibility for Rio Tinto’s mineral group, including lithium. An article from WAToday.

Rio Tinto commits funding for Jadar lithium project

:: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Rio Tinto commits funding for Jadar lithium project
Rio Tinto has committed $2.4 billion to the Jadar lithium-borates project in Serbia, one of the world’s largest greenfield lithium projects.

Rio Tinto partners with InoBat to explore innovative lithium battery initiative

:: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Rio Tinto partners with InoBat to explore innovative lithium battery initiative
Rio Tinto and InoBat, a European battery technology and manufacturing company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to accelerate the establishment of battery manufacturing and recycling value chain.

Rio Tinto achieves battery grade lithium production at Boron plant

:: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Rio Tinto achieves battery grade lithium production at Boron plant
Rio Tinto has commenced production of battery-grade lithium from waste rock at a lithium demonstration plant at the Boron mine site in California, United States.

Jadar Project: Development Opportunity for Serbia

:: Monday, March 1, 2021
Jadar Project: Development Opportunity for Serbia
An interview from CorD magazine with Vesna Prodanović, General Manager of Rio Sava Exploration d.o.o.

Rio Tinto declares maiden ore reserve at Jadar

:: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Rio Tinto declares maiden ore reserve at Jadar
Rio Tinto has disclosed to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) a maiden ore reserve and updated mineral resource at the 100%-owned Jadar lithium-borates project in western Serbia.

Rio Tinto progresses the Jadar lithium project to feasibility study stage

:: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Rio Tinto progresses the Jadar lithium project to feasibility study stage
Rio Tinto has approved an additional investment of almost $200 million to progress the next stage of the development of the lithium-borate Jadar project in Serbia. 
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