Rio Tinto

Talks Continue On Fate Of NZAS Tiwai Smelter, Though Opinions Differ Regarding Progress

Talks Continue On Fate Of NZAS Tiwai Smelter, Though Opinions Differ Regarding Progress

Though negotiations are ongoing, the parties involved in talks to save New Zealand Aluminium’s (NZAS) plant at Tiwai have decidedly different opinions regarding the state of those talks. Per a report released last week, Forsyth Barr relayed the news that Rio Tinto,...

Rio Tinto And STAS Partner To Market Advanced Compact Filtration Technology To Global Aluminium Smelters

Anglo-Australian mining behemoth Rio Tinto Group and Quebec’s aluminium equipment provider STAS jointly announced last week a partnership to commercialize advanced compact filtration technology (ACF) for aluminium cast houses. The ACF technology, which was developed by Rio Tinto, will be manufactured and marketed by STAS to buyers throughout the world. ACF technology is the result […]

Rio Tinto BC Works Smelter Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced the certification of BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody standard. As a result, the entirety of Rio Tinto’s operations in Canada are now certified to ASI’s standards. Rio Tinto says the certification is proof […]