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

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...


Rio Tinto’s Aluminium and Bauxite Chief Sees Bright Future for Both Sectors

The chief executive of Rio Tinto’s Aluminium product group Alf Barrios recently spoke about the future of his company’s bauxite and aluminium operations. Although frank about the problems in the sector last year, Barrios was upbeat about the current status and future outlook for aluminium and its precursor ore. Barrios admitted that 2015 was a […]

Rio Tinto Releases Fourth Quarter Results Showing Modest Gains Despite Market Woes

With the freefalling aluminium market as a “challenging backdrop,” Rio Tinto Group released its numbers for the recently-ended fourth quarter of 2015 that showed modest gains in the firm’s aluminium business. Rio Tinto mined over eleven million metric tons of bauxite in the fourth quarter of 2015, bringing the year’s total to 43.7 million metric […]