ALCAN


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ALCANAluminum Company of Canada
ALCANAlaska-Canada (highway)
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says Gaby Poirier, General Manager, British Columbia Operations, Rio Tinto Alcan Primary Metal.
Alcan played a key role in the Second World War, building a sheet rolling plant in 1939 in Kingston, Ont.
Farms, residential properties, development opportunities, an operational 13-turbine wind farm and strategic mineral assets at the site of the former Alcan Lynemouth smelter were put up for grabs earlier this year.
4 December 2012 - US wire and cables maker General Cable Corp (NYSE:BGC) said it had wrapped up the purchase of Alcan Cable China, marking the final step of a larger deal for the entire Alcan Cable, the wire and cable unit of global miner Rio Tinto Plc (LON:RIO; ASX:RIO).
The donation comes at an emotional time for Rio Tinto Alcan staff, as the phased closure of the plant starts today, leading to the eventual loss of 500 jobs.
An anonymous source disclosed to ABC that Rio Tinto Alcan executives authorized its workers to dump at least 88 tonnes of alumina into Grove Harbour this month.
Featuring Alcan Packaging Singen's springback foil development, the pack regains its shape after filling.
Rio bought Canadian aluminium firm Alcan in 2007 - shortly before the onset of the credit crunch.
Rio Tinto Alcan today announced the signing of two key agreements with Ma'aden, a Saudi Arabian mining company, to further its mine-to-metal aluminum project in Saudi Arabia.
Originally launched in 2006 on a European level, the highly favourable response received from customers led us to extend our pharmaceutical packaging seminar to an international audience," said Michael Rubenstein, President, Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging.
Following the acquisition of Alcan by Rio Tinto in October 2007, the merged entities' aluminium business, "Rio Tinto Alcan, became the world's biggest aluminium producer.
The move came fewer than two weeks after mining group Rio Tinto, London, completed an acquisition of Alcan, Montreal, and formed Rio Tinto Alcan.