Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc.

Weak Sales Prices Hamper Earnings For Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Sector In Front Half Of 2019

Weak Sales Prices Hamper Earnings For Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Sector In Front Half Of 2019

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released results for the first half of 2019 late last week. The firm’s aluminium business was stable from an operational perspective in the opening half, but price declines took their toll on the segment. In the...

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Alcoa Submits Final Contract Offer To Aluminerie de Bécancour Laborers

Alcoa Corporation tendered what it describes as its final offer to striking employees at Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc. (ABI) smelter in Québec, Canada on Wednesday in hopes of bringing an 18-month dispute with hourly employees at the plant to an end. The company did not delve into specifics of the offer it tendered to United […]

Alcoa Nixes Offer For Binding Arbitration At Aluminerie de Bécancour As 13-Month Lockout Continues

After over a year of on-and-off negotiations between management and labor at Aluminerie de Bécancour, Alcoa Corporation opted to decline an offer for binding arbitration talks by the United Steelworkers union. According to union spokesperson Clairandree Cauchy, the USW’s 700 workers of Local 9700 voted unanimously in favor of seeking binding arbitration. For its part, […]

Alcoa To Cut Capacity At Aluminerie de Bécancour’s Lone Operating Potline

Citing the continuing impasse in labor negotiations, Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the immediate curtailment of half the production of the lone potline at Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc. (ABI) smelter in Québec, Canada. The curtailment is but the latest step in a labor dispute that has gone on for over a year. The […]