2022-08-30 Product news

Rio Tinto invests $27 million in a new aluminum recycling centre in Québec

Company announced it will build a new aluminum recycling facility at its Arvida Plant in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec.

This article is related to Canada’s energy and mining sectors. Alfa Laval’s heat transfer units and wastewater separators are used to reduce water and carbon footprints for tailings and heavy process operations across Canada.

 

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“…The investment will expand its offering of low-carbon aluminum solutions for customers in the automotive, packaging and construction markets and the facility will make Rio Tinto the first primary aluminum producer in North America to incorporate recycled post-consumer aluminum into aluminum alloys, the company said.

 

Clean aluminum scrap sourced locally from used vehicles and construction materials will be remelted to produce recycled content that will be used in aluminum billets at the Arvida smelter as well as other products from Rio Tinto’s Quebec facilities…

 

…The project is expected to generate C$30 million ($23m) in economic benefits in Quebec and will create around 10 new permanent jobs at the Arvida Plant....”

 

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