Canada

Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

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...

Events

Trump Tariffs Lead To Aluminium Can Shortages For Canadian Microbreweries

The war of tariffs kicked off by the Trump administration’s imposition of aluminium and steel duties earlier this year has put the squeeze on Canadian microbreweries, leading some to cut production for lack of aluminium beer cans. Coverage on Tuesday by Reuters noted that, despite the dominion’s significant aluminium beverage can production, Canada also relies […]

While Defending Trump Aluminium Tariffs, Washington Initiates Quintet Of Complaints To Retaliatory Tariffs At WTO

The fallout from the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on steel and aluminium continued on Monday with the United States government’s filing of a slew of World Trade Organization dispute actions against governments who have levied retaliatory tariffs against American exports. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Monday that Washington, D.C. […]