Magazine Issue: September 2018

Alf Barrios ‘The aluminium market will be recognized as one that is highly integrated and highly inter-dependent'
Rio Tinto Aluminium CEO Alf Barrios leads a life in almost constant motion. He recounts a career to Andrea Hotter that has included work at CERN, the European Commission and a long and loyal period at BP before he took up his present role during interesting times for the aluminium industry



  • September 2018

    Aluminium is to the fore in our September issue – not least through an account of the fascinating career of Rio Tinto Aluminium chief Alf Barrios. A spotlight on the metal’s use in automotive applications and features on the potential long-term impacts of international trade policies on the light metal, the fortunes of the industry in India, new certified-low-carbon products and the experience of a rapidly growing US recycler build a comprehensive picture. More features on stainless steel markets and spotlights on logistics digitalization and CTRM software make this a must-read edition.