South32 has stepped away from the Eagle Downs metallurgical coal project in Queensland after deciding it’s not financially viable.
Rio Tinto has commenced construction of a commercial scale scandium demonstration plant at the For et Titane (RTFT) metallurgical complex in Quebec, Canada.
Alcoa has received a lifeline from the Australian Government to keep its Portland aluminium smelter in Victoria open beyond mid-2021.
Rio Tinto has joined forces with the world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) to make beer cans out of responsibly produced, low-carbon aluminium.
Alcoa has expanded its alumina offering to produce the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade brand, EcoSource.
South32 is prepared for an extended wave of market volatility and lower commodity prices following a financial year of strong performance.
Rio Tinto has started to wind down operations at New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) ahead of an eventual closure next year.
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.