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Rio Tinto Starts Construction On C$240 MM Expansion At Alma Aluminium Smelter

Rio Tinto Starts Construction On C$240 MM Expansion At Alma Aluminium Smelter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced the beginning of construction of 202 thousand metric tons per annum of low-carbon, high-value aluminium billet at its Alma aluminium smelter in Quebec. The C$240 million project will involve the addition of new cutting-edge equipment...

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Chalco Moves 135 Thousand MTPA To Yunnan Aluminium

State-owned aluminium firm Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) is moving an additional 135 thousand metric tons per annum of aluminium smelting production to its co-affiliate Yunnan Aluminium, the company announced yesterday. This is but the latest in a mass migration to the area, where hydropower is cheap and abundant. Both Chalco and Yunnan Aluminium […]

Chinalco Inks Partnership With Yunnan Aluminium for Access to 1.6 MTPA Smelting Capacity

A partnership announced yesterday by Yunnan Aluminium between Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) and Yunnan Metallurgical Group will see the emergence of a new Chinalco with greater access to the significant hydropower resources of Yunnan province. Per an agreement signed in Kunming on Sunday, Yunnan Metallurgical Group, owner of Yunnan Aluminum Co Ltd., is to […]

Rusal Still Committed to 2020 Hydroelectricity Targets: CEO Mukhamedshin

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal hasn’t wavered from its goal of converting entirely to clean energy by the end of the decade, despite the recent departure of the United States from the 2015 Paris climate accord. In remarks to the South China Morning Post, Deputy CEO Oleg Mukhamedshin reaffirmed his company’s commitment to the […]