QUEBEC – Rio Tinto is pledging $250 million to extend operations of the Vaudreuil alumina refinery in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The cash infusion will extend the life of the plant beyond 2022.
The project includes building a filtration plant and optimizing the Jonquiere complex bauxite residue site.
Information about Rio Tinto’s aluminum business is available at www.RioTinto.com/aluminium-83.aspx.
Rio Tinto is expanding the life of its Vaudreuil refinery beyond 2022. (Image: Rio Tinto)