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Meridian Continues To Seek Long-Term Electrical Contract With Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Despite New Regulation

Meridian Continues To Seek Long-Term Electrical Contract With Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Despite New Regulation

New Zealand’s aluminium smelter and the region’s main power provider continue to speak in favor of striking a new deal that would keep the smelter going beyond its planned shut-down in two years despite a new administrative rule change that would allow...

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Rio Tinto Begins Shutdown Of New Zealand Aluminium Smelters

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said yesterday it will be winding down production operations at New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) due to the firm’s dim predictions of its continuing viability. According to the firm, a recent review found the operation of the plant wouldn’t likely make a profit in the near future due to […]

Meridian Head Expresses Hope for NZAS Smelter’s Future

Meridian Energy Limited Chief Executive Officer Mark Binns says he expects the embattled New Zealand Aluminium Smelter’s Tiwali Point plant will continue running. His hopeful musings come as Sumitomo Chemical Company and Rio Tinto mull the plant’s future. “There will always be uncertainty, which is why we would prefer the smelter to stay — but […]