Rio Tinto Alcan ups output estimate for Paraguayan smelter
Nov 30, 2010 | 06:06 AM
| Anne Riley
Rio Tinto Alcan's proposed aluminum smelter in Paraguay could produce as much as 670,000 tonnes a year once it comes online, a company spokesman told AMM, marking a 38 percent increase from the 485,000-tonne-per-year capacity originally estimated for the operation.
An improvement in AP-series smelting technology at the proposed site is one driver behind the expected tonnage increase, the spokesman said, noting that the company is now employing AP5X technology at the Paraguayan site.....
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