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Rio Tinto Declares Force Majeure On Canadian Aluminium Deliveries Due To Rail Strike

Rio Tinto Declares Force Majeure On Canadian Aluminium Deliveries Due To Rail Strike

A week-long rail strike in Canada prompted world’s biggest mining firm Rio Tinto Group to declare force majeure on all aluminium shipments originating from the dominion. Though the strike crippled the Canadian National Railway system, the Teamsters union came to a working...

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Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

At least three companies (including Swiss commodity trader Glencore and German Trimet Aluminium) have expressed interest in buying Rio Tinto’s aluminium assets in Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands, priced at up to US$ 350 million, news agencies reported earlier this month. A source cited by Reuters mentioned that Liberty House is also interested in these […]

Leaders Emerge In The Aluminium Industry’s Race To Zero Carbon

One of the aluminium industry’s major goals continues to be the production of metal in a manner that emits the smallest carbon footprint possible. Man-made climate change has become an ever more critical issue, and many of the major players in the global aluminium industry have taken the initiative and made great strides in limiting […]