Rio Tinto Alcan confirms Arvida outage

Mar 06, 2014 | 03:34 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Rio Tinto Alcan, Arvida, casting center, maintenance outage, winter, severe weather, Quebec, logistics transportation

CHICAGO — Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. confirmed a planned maintenance outage at its Arvida smelter in the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec.

The Montreal-based aluminum producer will shut the casting center at the smelter for seven to 10 days to perform maintenance work on the facility’s furnaces and casting pits, a company spokeswoman told AMM via e-mail March 6.....

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