August 01, 2014 11:57 AM ET

Metals and Mining

Company Overview of Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc.

Company Overview

Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc. operates in the aluminum, engineered products, and packaging industries primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. It’s Bauxite and Alumina group produces specialty aluminas, such as fire retardant products, refractory bricks, zeolite, alum, solid surface products, absorbents, and ceramics. It also offers engineering, technology, and other services relating to bauxite and alumina to internal customers and third parties. The company’s Primary Metal group produces electricity; and aluminum products, including sheet ingot, extrusion billet, rod, foundry ingot, and remelt ingot for conversion into fabricated products for consumer goods, transportation, building, and cons...

1188 Sherbrooke Street West

Montreal, QC H3A 3G2

Canada

Founded in 1902

64,700 Employees

Phone:

514-848-8000

Fax:

514-848-8115

Key Executives for Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 48
President and Director
Age: 67
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of COEGA Aluminum Smelter Project
Chief Executive Officer of Bauxite & Alumina and President of Bauxite & Alumina
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc. Key Developments

Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc. Presents at Canadian Hydropower Association Forum 2014, May-27-2014

Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc. Presents at Canadian Hydropower Association Forum 2014, May-27-2014 . Venue: Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Speakers: Benoît Pepin.

Rio Tinto To Sell Aluminum Casthouse Plant To Sotrem

Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc. is in talks to sell its aluminum casthouse in Shawinigan, Quebec, to Groupe Sotrem-Maltech. Yvon D'Anjou, Project Leader, said that Sotrem-Maltech is leading the deal to buy the plant. D'Anjou said, "We expect to come to a consensus in the next few months." A spokesman for Rio Tinto confirmed in an email that the company has entered exclusive negotiations for the sale of the casthouse, but did not give any further details. Yvon added that the smelter on site, which Alcan shut towards the end of 2013, is not included in the deal. D'Anjou said, "Sotrem will also look into securing possible government financial help and expects to invest a few million dollars over the next few years."

Rio Tinto Alcan to Close Smelter in Shawinigan, Quebec

Rio Tinto Alcan announced that it will close its smelter in Shawinigan, Quebec.

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