ALCAN


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ALCANAluminum Company of Canada
ALCANAlaska-Canada (highway)
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But owners Rio Tinto shut Alcan in 2012, with the loss of hundreds of jobs.
It is an example of our commitment to our customers at a time when manufacturers are using more and more aluminium to reduce the environmental footprint of their products," said Etienne Jacques, chief operating officer, Rio Tinto Alcan, Primary Metal North America.
The GMB Union, on behalf of people who lost their jobs at Rio Tinto Alcan in the closure of the plant in Lynemouth, Northumberland, has launched employment tribunal proceedings against the company.
Alcan played a key role in the Second World War, building a sheet rolling plant in 1939 in Kingston, Ont.
Rio Tinto Alcan made a commitment to modify its future technology transfer agreements so that licensees of its cutting edge Aluminium Pechiney (AP) smelting technology can purchase pot tending assemblies (PTAs) produced by its subsidiary Electrification Charpente Levage (ECL) from any recommended supplier.
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).
Manufactured both at Alcan Global Aerospace facilities in Issoire, France and Ravenswood, USA, AIRWARE(TM) is the demonstration of the company's commitment to supply the aerospace industry with the most performing technologies enabling aircraft manufacturers to fulfil their objectives in terms of fuel consumption, payload and range.
Alcan has entered the deal via its unit Alcan Iceland Inc.
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.
Alcan Packaging CPET products contain an average of 17% post-consumer recycled material, using an FDA-certified clean recycling stream that complies with regulations for food contact.