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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...

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Rio Tinto Shopping its Aluminium Assets: Industry Sources

According to industry sources, Anglo-Australian mining major Rio Tinto is seeking buyers for parts of its aluminium operations. An article published yesterday in The Australian Financial Review said that Rio Tinto is seeking buyers for its three Australian aluminium smelters – namely Tasmania’s Bell Bay, Queensland’s Boyne, and New South Wales’ Tomago, citing unnamed insiders […]

Rio Tinto’s First-Half Aluminium Production at Record Levels

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto reported financial results for the first half of 2016 yesterday. The firm credits strong performances in bauxite and aluminium as contributing to their strong performance in the half. “Rio Tinto has generated net cash from operating activities of $3.2 billion and reported underlying earnings of $1.6 billion, against a backdrop […]

Rio Tinto’s Q1 Numbers Buoyed by Significant Aluminium Production

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto released first quarter numbers today. Among the highlights of the first three months of a challenging aluminium market in 2016 are significant increases in bauxite, alumina, and aluminium production. “These results demonstrate our commitment to operational excellence in 2016, with notable improvements in several important areas, including a strong performance […]