Rio Tinto, Codelco Create Tech Alliance
Rio Tinto Chief Executive Tom Albanese said, “Combining the Rio Tinto ‘Mine of the Future’ effort with the industry-renowned copper technology expertise of Codelco positions both of our companies to best confront the challenges posed by the increasing demand for copper.”
Codelco Chief Executive Jose Pablo Arellano said, “As leader of the copper mining industry, Codelco is pleased in signing the Río de Cobre alliance with Rio Tinto. This initiative will make possible technological collaboration to meet the challenges in underground mining. Our companies have the experience and expertise to innovate in order to face these challenges in a competitive manner.”.