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Rio Tinto starts circular aluminum recycling

First primary producer in NA to incorporate recycled aluminum Metal Tech News – August 31, 2022

 

Last updated 8/30/2022 at 3:01pm

Inside of Rio Tinto's Saguenay aluminum facility in Quebec.

Rio Tinto

Once built, a new recycling facility in Quebec would make Rio Tinto the first primary aluminum producer in North America to incorporate post-consumer aluminum into alloys.

Investing US$29 million (C$35 million) to build a new aluminum recycling center at its Arvida plant in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, Rio Tinto hopes to expand its offering of low-carbon aluminum solutions for customers in the automotive, packaging, and construction markets.

This future facility will make Rio the first primary aluminum producer in North America to incorporate recycled post-co...



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