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Rio Tinto Plans US$1.1 Billion Expansion At Complexe Jonquière In Quebec

Rio Tinto Plans US$1.1 Billion Expansion At Complexe Jonquière In Quebec

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced a US$1.1 billion (CAN$1.4 billion) investment in expanding its Complexe Jonquière aluminium smelter in Quebec. The investment will involve modernizing the AP60 aluminium smelter with new low-carbon aluminium smelting equipment. The improvements to the AP60...

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Rio Tinto To Add US$8.4 Million Remelt Furnace For Reycled Aluminium In Quebec Plant

Anglo-Australian metals titan Rio Tinto Group announced a plan to increase the capacity of the recycling operations at Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, in order to offer more low-carbon and recycled aluminium to rolled aluminium buyers in North America. The US$8.4 million project will consist largely of the installation of a new remelt furnace in the Laterrière Plant’s […]

ASI Certifies Aluminerie Alouette Plant For Sustainable Aluminium Production

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Aluminerie Alouette’s operations in Sept-Îles, Quebec against its Performance Standard for responsible production of aluminium. ASI says the plant’s smelting, casthouse, and operational activities are covered by the certification. The plant has a nameplate capacity of 600 thousand metric tons per annum, making it the […]