Rio Tinto

U.S. Trade Tension With China Prompts Rio Tinto To Shift Aluminium Exports To Europe: CEO Jacques

U.S. Trade Tension With China Prompts Rio Tinto To Shift Aluminium Exports To Europe: CEO Jacques

Anglo-Australian metals titan Rio Tinto Group says the trade troubles between the United States and the People’s Republic of China and the corresponding drop in demand in the States will see the firm shift shipments of aluminium to European customers. Such was...

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Rio Tinto Completes Commissioning Of Amrun Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced on Friday the completion of commissioning of its Amrun bauxite operations at Cape York, Queensland. According to the firm, the US$1.9-billion operation will take up the slack from the mine at East Weipa as it exhausts its cache of bauxite ore. Not only will it fill the void […]

Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The entirety of Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Canada is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards after the organization announced the certification’s coverage of the BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia. The announcement continued by noting that the certifications in question have been appended to […]

NZAS Reopens Upgraded Potline 4 At Tiwai Point Smelter

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was on hand at Tiwai Point last week to reopen Potline 4 after a US$4.1-million upgrade to the facility. New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) officially reopened the line on Thursday, adding another 31 thousand metric tons per annum to the plant’s nameplate capacity. The line, which was shuttered six […]