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Rio Tinto To Install 16 New Low-Carbon Aluminium Smelting Pots At Quebec Smelter

Rio Tinto To Install 16 New Low-Carbon Aluminium Smelting Pots At Quebec Smelter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group will invest US$87 million at its Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean aluminium smelter to boost its low-carbon aluminium output. The investment will come in the form of sixteen new low-carbon aluminium smelting cells at the AP60 smelter. The sixteen new...

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ELYSIS Breaks Ground On Commercial Prototype Of Inert Anode Cells At Quebec Aluminium Plant

Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Group joint venture ELYSIS commenced construction of its first commercial-scale prototype cells utilizing inert anode technology in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec this week. The prototype cells now under construction will utilize an electrical current of 450 kA, which is comparable to potlines at major aluminium smelters around the world. However, instead of […]

Alcoa To Provide Low- And Zero-Carbon Aluminium For Audi Electric Vehicle Wheels

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week that it has been chose by German automaker Audi AG to supply sustainable aluminium wheels for its e-tron GT electric vehicle. Alcoa said it will be supplying low-carbon aluminium to RONAL Group, who will be using both low-carbon and zero-carbon aluminium products from the smelter. Tim Reyes, […]

Michelob Ultra To Be Packaged In Rio Tinto’s Low-Carbon Aluminium

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Rio Tinto Group announced last week that Michelob Ultra will soon be distributed in a new low-carbon aluminium similar to that used in Apple MacBooks. The two firms said the new cans would be produced using a process that does not produce greenhouse gases, instead giving off oxygen in the smelting […]

Apple Buys First Carbon-Free Aluminium From Alcoa-Rio Tinto Joint Venture Elysis

American technological company Apple Inc. announced earlier this week its inaugural purchase of carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa Corp and Rio Tinto Group joint venture Elysis. Apple says the initial purchase will ship later this month from Alcoa’s Pittsburgh research facility. The aluminium is destined for use in Apple products, though the firm declined to identify […]