Canada

Canada’s Government To Invest C$10 Million In Expansion Of Alcoa Aluminerie de Deschambault

Canada’s Government To Invest C$10 Million In Expansion Of Alcoa Aluminerie de Deschambault

Following up on a promise to help shield the dominion’s aluminium industry from recent instability, the Canadian government announced a major funding grant for Alcoa’s Deschambault Aluminerie earlier this week. Speaking on behalf of Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep...

Events

Canadian Government Sees End To U.S. Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel

Though Canadian officials are optimistic that the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium are soon to be lifted, they warned that the tariffs may still stall ratification of NAFTA’s replacement treaty. In comments made to domestic media last Thursday, Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau is still considering putting the brakes on ratification […]

Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The entirety of Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Canada is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards after the organization announced the certification’s coverage of the BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia. The announcement continued by noting that the certifications in question have been appended to […]

Aluminium Tariffs Hurt Both U.S. And Canadian Stakeholders: Albecour GM Boisvert

The blanket 10-percent tariffs placed upon imported aluminium by the Trump administration last April hurt not only United States consumers, but also Canadian suppliers of the metal. Such is the opinion Albecour’s general manager Pierre Boisvert, which he expressed at the recent S&P Global Platts’ Aluminum Symposium in San Diego. Rather than producing a clear […]