Where we operate rio tinto alcan

where we operate rio tinto alcan

Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore and uranium: Our long history is filled with firsts. In 2012 we installed a 13th turbine at Shipshaw, which helps us use the water resource more efficiently, delivering more clean, renewable energy to our operations in Quebec.

The way we work provides a clear framework for how we should conduct our business, no matter where we work or where we are from. Take a look at how our employees around the world explain our values. Follow this link to our cookie policy which explains how and why we use cookies in more detail.

Our businesses in Canada

In 2015, the mine discovered an 187. It also operates a 418-kilometre railroad that links the mine to the port.

where we operate rio tinto alcan

Grande-Baie Saguenay, Quebec The Grande-Baie smelter produces aluminum that is cast into many shapes, destined for specialized applications around the world. We partner for human progress The strength of our partnerships — with our people, the communities we work with, the countries where we operate, our customers and suppliers — is what makes human progress possible.

Our operations

This network of interconnected plants produces raw materials for pigment manufactures, the automotive industry and foundries. The strength of our partnerships — with our people, the communities we work with, the countries where we operate, our customers and suppliers — is what makes human progress possible.

where we operate rio tinto alcan

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where we operate rio tinto alcan

In the remote Barren Lands of the Northwest Territories is Diavik, an ethical producer of exceptional, gem-quality diamonds. Shipshaw Saguenay River, Quebec Shipshaw plays a vital role in our hydroelectric power network. Skip to main content Accessibility page.

where we operate rio tinto alcan

We produce essential materials responsibly Our materials are essential to making modern life work. The new smelter produces half the emissions of its predecessor and is one of the most efficient, greenest and lowest-cost smelters in the world. Our materials are essential to making modern life work.

Rio Tinto Iron Ore Company Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador Our iron ore operation includes a mine, a concentrator, and a plant that produces iron ore pellets — the raw material used to make steel.