Rio Tinto selling Kitimat aluminium in US Midwest

Aluminium produced at Rio Tinto Plc’s smelter in Kitimat, British Columbia, is making its way into the US Midwest, sources within the company confirmed to Metal Bulletin sister title AMM, possibly reflecting fundamental tightness in North America and price weakness in Japan.

Kitimat’s production is making its way to customers as far into the United States as Kentucky, as well as markets in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, which are a little tougher...

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This article was first published by AMM

Kirk Maltais

October 13, 2016

02:50 GMT