Rio Tinto's Gove alumina refinery to shut in '14

Dec 20, 2013 | 12:20 PM | Shivani Singh

Tags  Rio Tinto, Gove refinery, alumina refinery, alumina, aluminum, Sam Walsh, lost jobs, Shivani Singh

SINGAPORE — The closure of Rio Tinto Plc’s Gove alumina refinery in Australia will be carried out in three phases beginning in February, and will result in the loss of more than 1,000 jobs, the company said.

"Rio Tinto is continuing business as usual at its Gove operations until February 2014," Australian federal industry minister Ian Macfarlene told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.....

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