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Rio Tinto Brings New US$8.4 MM Aluminium Remelt Furnace Online In Quebec

Rio Tinto Brings New US$8.4 MM Aluminium Remelt Furnace Online In Quebec

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group commissioned a new 22 thousand metric tons per annum remelt furnace at its Laterrière Plant in Quebec this week, boosting the plant’s recycling capacity. The two-year, US$8.4-million project is intended to increase rolled aluminium products for...

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Apple Buys First Carbon-Free Aluminium From Alcoa-Rio Tinto Joint Venture Elysis

American technological company Apple Inc. announced earlier this week its inaugural purchase of carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa Corp and Rio Tinto Group joint venture Elysis. Apple says the initial purchase will ship later this month from Alcoa’s Pittsburgh research facility. The aluminium is destined for use in Apple products, though the firm declined to identify […]

Rio Tinto Announces C$250 MM Investment in Vaudreuil Alumina Refinery

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced yesterday its decision to infuse C$250 million (US$199 million) into operations at Québec’s Vaudreuil alumina refinery. Per the firm’s press release, the investment will safeguard not only the plant’s ongoing production, it will also secure the future of those engaged to keep the plant running, which totals approximately […]