RUSAL and Mingtai partner on low-carbon project

RUSAL and Mingtai partner on low-carbon project

ALLOW has an average carbon footprint of 2.4 tonnes of CO2.

Plant

19 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto in 2020 flagged planned closure due to high transmission costs.

Power / Remote power

14 JANUARY 2021
Pilot plant trial success

Pilot plant trial success

Alcoa has its eye on FYI's processing flowsheet design to produce high purity, high quality HPA.

Plant

23 DECEMBER 2020
Ultromex wins Rio Tinto slag waste contract

Ultromex wins Rio Tinto slag waste contract

Technology enables aluminium smelters to treat and recycle their own salt slag wastes.

Sustainability

17 NOVEMBER 2020
Rusal installs automated cleaning system at KhAZ

Rusal installs automated cleaning system at KhAZ

The automated 'Treatment of aluminum in Crucible' (TAC) system cost about US$2.7 million.

Plant

09 NOVEMBER 2020
Mt. Holly smelter issues layoff warning

Mt. Holly smelter issues layoff warning

South Carolina, US facility eyeing closure if power deal cannot be found

Power / Remote power

21 OCTOBER 2020
Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production

Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production

Lafarge Canada plans to initially produce 1 million tonnes of cement a year from the new material.

Sustainability

20 OCTOBER 2020
Rusal to cut emissions at Krasnoyarsk

Rusal to cut emissions at Krasnoyarsk

KrAZ will use a less tarry pitch formulation developed and tested by Rusal's engineering team.

Plant

14 OCTOBER 2020
Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution

Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution

First closed-loop recycling centre will recycle clean process aluminium scrap from Rio Tinto

Sustainability

17 SEPTEMBER 2020
Ghana seeks partners for aluminium smelter upgrade

Ghana seeks partners for aluminium smelter upgrade

Ghana wants to utilise its bauxite resources to target the global aluminium market.

Plant

07 SEPTEMBER 2020
Rio Tinto to renew Iceland smelter licence

Rio Tinto to renew Iceland smelter licence

Icelandic media has interpreted the application as a sign the miner could stay.

Plant

21 AUGUST 2020
RUSAL adopts EcoSoderberg process at Krasnoyarsk

RUSAL adopts EcoSoderberg process at Krasnoyarsk

RUSAL smelter adopts in-house fumes- and emission-reducing process.