Rio Tinto plans to review the future of the Icelandic Aluminium Company (ISAL) smelter to determine its ongoing feasibility amid challenging market conditions.
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Rio Tinto has been given independent verification that all of its Canadian operations offer responsibly produced aluminium.
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Alcoa has secured gas supply agreements with three leading producers that will cover 25 per cent of its requirements in Western Australia from 2020.
Rio Tinto has made its first shipment of bauxite from the Amrun project in Queensland six weeks ahead of schedule.
Rio Tinto will be the first mining company to supply responsibly-sourced aluminium under an ethical standard for the production of coffee capsules after joining forces with Nespresso.
The Australia Workers’ Union (AWU) and aluminium-focused Alcoa have reached an agreement regarding a strike that took place at Alcoa operations in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto and Alcoa plan to expand the development of the world’s first carbon-free aluminium smelting process.
Rio Tinto has released solid results for its 2018 first quarter (Q1), buoyed by year-over-year Pilbara iron ore production growth of 8 per cent, though quarterly growth was down 5 per cent when compared with the previous quarter.
Rio Tinto has a received a $345 million ($439.2 million) offer from Hydro for its ISAL aluminium smelter in Iceland, its 53.3 per cent share in the Aluchemie anode plant in the Netherlands and its 50 per cent share in the Aluminium fluoride plant in Sweden.
BHP demerger South32 has just posted its half-year (HY) financial results up to December 2017, posting a 14 per cent jump in profits to $US544 million ($685 million), up from the previous half’s $US479 million ($603 million) but down 12 per cent from the same time last year.
Britain’s Liberty House has offered $US500 million ($637.6 million) for Rio Tinto’s Dunkerque aluminium smelter in northern France.
Rio Tinto’s Boyne Smelters (BSL) is set to announce a round of job cuts after it revealed plans to reduce production.
Rio Tinto has outlined a long-term strategy that will deliver an additional $5 billion in cash flow over the next five years.
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Rio Tinto has seen production increases across the board, seeing a leap in all segments bar coking coal.
Rio Tinto have boasted a $45 million reduction in sustaining capital expenditure for their Aluminium product group, as well $300 million worth of cash cost improvements to the end of 2015.
Bankers are forecasting a rise in Chinese demand as the only way for mining to grow, but those in the industry are not expecting strong growth in the nation, however this is not fazing miners.
South32 has continued its downward progression since listing, falling by a fifth since May, reaching a new low.