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 By Shane Lasley    Tech Metals 
Men install First Solar CdTe thin-film photovoltaic panels.

Critical solar metal now produced in US

As part of a wider initiative to recover critical minerals as byproducts at its current mining operations, Rio Tinto is now producing the tellurium used in thin-film photovoltaic solar panels at... — Updated 5/13/2022

 
Rio Tinto Boron mine Borax lithium battery extraction process critical minerals

Rio Tinto recovering lithium from Boron

Recovering scandium from its iron-titanium mine in Quebec, tellurium from the Kennecott copper mine in Utah, and now lithium from its Boron mine in California, Rio Tinto is leveraging its... — Updated 4/20/2021

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
Rio Tinto Amaero titanium scandium alloy dioxide Canada 3D printing laser

Rio Tinto sells first Canadian scandium

Rio Tinto has made the first sale of aluminum-scandium alloy from its plant in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, offering a North American supply of scandium, a metal deemed critical to the United States and... — Updated 3/16/2021

 
Rio Tinto titanium iron scandium aluminum mine Quebec

Rio Tinto moves into scandium market

Rio Tinto's titanium and iron facility in Quebec will soon be producing scandium, a critical metal used by the aerospace, defense, and high-tech sectors. This will make the global mining company t... — Updated 1/26/2021

 

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