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

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...


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 […]

Canadian Government Forms Research Group to Develop New Uses for Aluminium in Ground Transport Sector

Recognizing the inexpensive, sustainable, and lightweight nature of aluminium, and taking advantage of the fact that domestic smelters produce more than half of all aluminium used in North America, Canada’s newly-formed ALTec Industrial research R&D Group is working towards merging the country’s aluminium sector’s research on developing new products for ground transportation applications. “By 2020, […]