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Safety And Efficiency Upgrades Underway At Rio Tinto’s Vaudreuil Alumina Refinery

Safety And Efficiency Upgrades Underway At Rio Tinto’s Vaudreuil Alumina Refinery

Anglo-Australian metals miner Rio Tinto Group said last week that it is planning a US$51-million upgrade to its Vaudreuil alumina refinery’s safety and efficiency. Per the firm, a trio of new buildings are currently under construction that will serve alongside the existing...

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Rio Tinto And Lafarge Canada Develop Cement Ingredient From Spent Potlining

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group, construction firm Lafarge Canada, and its subsidiary Geocycle Canada have created a marketable product using used potlining, preventing it from ending up in landfills. The new product, dubbed Alextra, is the product of a great deal of research into the problem of used potlining and is part of the […]

Aluminum Association Files Complaints Over Foil From Five Countries But Allegedly Originating From China

The Aluminum Association’s Foil Trade Enforcement Working Group filed a formal complaint with the Trump Administration on Tuesday over imports from five different countries that they say are simply an attempted end run around antidumping and countervailing duty measures taken over two years ago against aluminium foil producers in the People’s Republic of China. According […]