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Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. Company Profile
Its can-do attitude has helped make Rio Tinto Alcan one of the world's largest aluminum producers, along with Russia's RUSAL and the US's Alcoa. The company participates in all facets of aluminum production, mining bauxite, refining alumina, and making aluminum sheet, foil, wire and cable, and extrusions (doors, windows, auto parts). Rio Tinto Alcan also generates hydroelectric power and makes specialty chemicals and packaging products. The company runs its business through two business units: primary metal and bauxite and alumina. It produces about 35 million metric tons of bauxite, 9 million metric tons of alumina, and 4 million metric tons of aluminum products annually.
Headlines for Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.
Rio Tinto Alcan open to expanding Canadian smelters once market rebounds: CEO
- Wed Feb 18
Rio Tinto's aluminum division was mining giant's best performer in 2014
- Thu Feb 12
Contact Information
Address: 1188 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3A 3G2, Canada
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
CEO: Jacynethe Cote
Chief Financial Officer, Controller: Phillip Strachan
Chief Commercial Officer: Rhodri J. Harries
Industry Information
Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Aluminum
Top Competitors
Alcoa Inc. (aa)
BHP Billiton Limited (bhp)

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