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ELYSIS Breaks Ground On Commercial Prototype Of Inert Anode Cells At Quebec Aluminium Plant

ELYSIS Breaks Ground On Commercial Prototype Of Inert Anode Cells At Quebec Aluminium Plant

Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Group joint venture ELYSIS commenced construction of its first commercial-scale prototype cells utilizing inert anode technology in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec this week. The prototype cells now under construction will utilize an electrical current of 450 kA, which is...

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NZAS Turned Down NZ$35 Million In Clean-Up Assistance From National Government

The Tiwai aluminium smelter in New Zealand recently affirmed its commitment to clean up hazardous waste at the plant, but documents brought to light this week reveal that the New Zealand Aluminium Smelter turned down an offer of several million dollars from the national government to aid in that process. NZAS’s statement declared that the […]

Rio Tinto Shipped 13.6 MMT Of Bauxite Ore In 2021’s Opening Quarter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production results for the first quarter on Tuesday. Though generally down compared to the fourth quarter, the aluminium business’s production generally rose over the first quarter of 2020. For the year’s first quarter the firm mined 13.6 thousand metric tons of bauxite ore, which was less by 2 […]

Rio Tinto To Close Dutch Anode Plant Aluchemie

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced last week its decision to cease operations at Aluchemie, its stand-alone anode production plant in the Netherlands. Rio Tinto said in a press release that the plant is a victim of a strategic review it conducted of the plant, citing a weak competitive position and difficult market […]