Rio Tinto To Collaborate With Canada Tech Firm Geomega On US$4 MM Bauxite Residue Project

Rio Tinto To Collaborate With Canada Tech Firm Geomega On US$4 MM Bauxite Residue Project

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced this week a US$1.2 million investment in Quebec mining technology firm Geomega Resources Inc.’s US$4 million project aimed at sustainable valorization of bauxite residue. The project will be conducted by Geomega’s wholly-owned subsidiary Innord Inc....


Rio Tinto Brings New US$8.4 MM Aluminium Remelt Furnace Online In Quebec

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group commissioned a new 22 thousand metric tons per annum remelt furnace at its Laterrière Plant in Quebec this week, boosting the plant’s recycling capacity. The two-year, US$8.4-million project is intended to increase rolled aluminium products for North American automotive and packaging clients who are looking for low-carbon and sustainable […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies 25 Ball Corporation Plants In North America

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of over two dozen Ball Beverage Packaging North and Central America plants under its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody standard. The new certifications cover manufacture and supply of aluminium can bodies, can ends, and aluminium bottles at 25 different locations in sixteen different states […]

Aluminium Bahrain Inks Agreement With Bahrain Polytechnic On Academic Training Programs

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) and compatriot higher education institution Bahrain Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week to enhance their existing agreement regarding partnership on academic and training programs for Bahrainis of mutual benefit. Alba said the two organizations would cooperate on an engineering curriculum that would emphasize training relevant to Alba’s workforce. Additionally, […]