Rio finally closes Kwinana plant

Rio Tinto has announced it will close its HIsmelt pig iron plant in Kwinana.iron

Rio Tinto has announced it will close its HIsmelt pig iron plant in Kwinana.

Originally put into care and maintenance in 2008, a Rio spokesperson has stated that work on closure studies have begun and expects that the plant will completely close down in 2014.

Rio decided to shut the plant due to the constraints caused by the global financial crisis.

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