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Rio Tinto Promises Carbon-Free Smelting Technology At Tiwai Point

Thursday, January 31, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Rio Tinto Promises Carbon-Free Smelting Technology At Tiwai Point



New Zealand’s Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter is in line to possibly become the world’s first carbon-free aluminium smelter after a productive discussion between the heads of Rio Tinto Group and the New Zealand government last week.

A Kiwi news source says Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed the matter at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, which ended on Friday. “We had a very productive meeting with Prime Minister Ardern to discuss how the carbon-free smelting technology we are testing could further strengthen New Zealand’s aluminium industry, particularly in a carbon constrained world. “We committed to work together to make Tiwai Point safer, ...


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