Rio Tinto Group

Rio Tinto Develops Method For Production Of Aluminium-Strengthening Scandium From Titanium Oxide Refining Waste

Rio Tinto Develops Method For Production Of Aluminium-Strengthening Scandium From Titanium Oxide Refining Waste

Anglo-Australian mining behemoth Rio Tinto said last week it has identified a process to extract scandium from mining waste for use as a strengthening agent of aluminium. Rio Tinto’s new method extracts the rare-earth element from the process it uses to refine...

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Workers Trickle Back To Aluminerie de Bécancour As 17-Month Lockout Ends

Aluminerie de Bécancour’s (ABI) unionized workforce began making its way back into the plant on Friday, marking the end of one of Quebec’s longest lockouts. United Steelworkers members are returning to the plant thanks to a vote earlier this month to accept what Alcoa characterized as a final offer. The plant’s 900-strong union workers voted […]