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Raw Material Problems Prompt Shutdown Of One Potline At Rio Tinto’s Iceland Aluminium Smelter

Raw Material Problems Prompt Shutdown Of One Potline At Rio Tinto’s Iceland Aluminium Smelter

One of three potlines at Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium smelter at Hafnarfjörður has been idled due to a dearth of raw materials. Such was the announcement made to industry media on Tuesday. “Operations at the ISAL smelter have been impacted recently due...

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One-Fifth Of Alba’s Line 6 Aluminium Destined For Spot Market

Around one-fifth of the primary aluminium to roll off Aluminium Bahrain’s new Line 6 is slated for sale on the global spot market according to the firm’s CEO Tim Murray. In a recent interview with S&P Global Platts, Murray said the US$3-billion project is on the verge of first production. “We commissioned it on December […]