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Rio Tinto To Cut Production At BC Works Aluminium Smelter Due To Labor Impasse

Rio Tinto To Cut Production At BC Works Aluminium Smelter Due To Labor Impasse

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced this week that it will begin cutting production at its BC Works aluminium smelter due to an ongoing strike at the plant. The firm said in a press release that it continues to negotiate with...

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Rio Tinto And STAS Partner To Market Advanced Compact Filtration Technology To Global Aluminium Smelters

Anglo-Australian mining behemoth Rio Tinto Group and Quebec’s aluminium equipment provider STAS jointly announced last week a partnership to commercialize advanced compact filtration technology (ACF) for aluminium cast houses. The ACF technology, which was developed by Rio Tinto, will be manufactured and marketed by STAS to buyers throughout the world. ACF technology is the result […]

Rio Tinto and Scepter Ink Decade-Long Extension of Sustainable Aluminium Partnership

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced the renewal of a long-term agreement with Quebec’s aluminium dross and scrap recycler Scepter, Inc. The agreement extends the companies’ partnership, which began in 2002, by another decade. In addition, the arrangement will see Scepter investing US$3 million in efficiency improvements on its process. Rio Tinto Aluminium managing […]

Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Output Off by One Percent in 2017

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production results for the fourth quarter of 2017 yesterday. Though bauxite production was up markedly, the rise did not lead to a corresponding increase in primary aluminium production, which, coupled with news of continued capacity cuts in the People’s Republic of China and increased global demand, has many […]