Latest Rio Tinto plc Stories

2009-02-09 08:00:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan - has launched WIDESTRIPE(TM) XHHW-2 cable for use in wiring applications in residential, commercial and industrial construction requiring phase identification.

2009-01-21 14:24:00

MONTREAL, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Alcan Global Aerospace, Transportation and Industry (ATI), part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan - will implement a workforce reduction plan at its Ravenswood facility in West Virginia.

2008-10-17 12:00:19

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) said today it expects its joint shareholding in Rio Tinto to be transferred promptly and smoothly from a custodial account with Lehman Brothers International Europe in London to a custodial account with another nominee unaffiliated with Lehman Brothers.

2008-10-15 09:00:25

Chief executive Tom Albanese said: "The long term outlook for Rio Tinto remains positive despite the upheavals in global markets. In the third quarter, our business continued to perform extremely well, breaking yet more production records in iron ore, bauxite, hard coking coal and US coal.

2008-10-01 12:00:22

MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rio Tinto Alcan's Lochaber plant employees reached a major safety landmark last week, completing the facility's second consecutive year without accidents in the workplace.

2008-09-22 06:00:27

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