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Rio Tinto To Install 16 New Low-Carbon Aluminium Smelting Pots At Quebec Smelter

Rio Tinto To Install 16 New Low-Carbon Aluminium Smelting Pots At Quebec Smelter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group will invest US$87 million at its Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean aluminium smelter to boost its low-carbon aluminium output. The investment will come in the form of sixteen new low-carbon aluminium smelting cells at the AP60 smelter. The sixteen new...

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Rio Tinto Plans New Solar Power Generating Capacity For Weipa Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group will soon be adding a new solar farm and battery storage at its bauxite mine in Queensland, Australia. The additional equipment will increase the site’s solar power generation by over three times as well as bumping up the amount of clean power generation for the firm’s operations in the […]

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 comparable to potlines at major aluminium smelters around the world. However, instead of […]