QMM – Rio Tinto

Madagascar
Generation Size 11.2 MWp
Customer Segment
Mining
Mounting type
Ground
Commission date Q2 2023
Partners Soventix, Dhybrid and Ferris Engineering
Estimated overall renewable energy contribution (%) 16%
QIT Madagascar Minerals is a mining company and a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, a global mining group. The company operates a mineral sands project in southeastern Madagascar, where it produces ilmenite, zircon, and rutile. These minerals are used in various applications, including pigments, ceramics, and electronics.

The company’s operations involve open-pit mining, excavation, and processing of the mineral sands to produce the final products. QIT Madagascar Minerals employs advanced technologies and techniques to ensure the efficiency and safety of its operations.

QIT Madagascar Minerals has also implemented a range of initiatives to minimize its carbon footprint, reduce waste generation, and conserve water resources.

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