About Rio Tinto Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London and NYSE listed company, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt, talc) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
- July 2, 2008 - Rio Tinto Alcan and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) are pleased to announce the US$1 million Rio Tinto Alcan Prize for Sustainability* 2008 is now open for entries. Information on eligibility criteria and how to enter the Prize is available a...
CONAKRY - November 26, 2007 - Rio Tinto Alcan announced today, during an official ceremony held in Conakry, that it will support Guinea's efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through a Partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and Guinea...
October 22, 2007 - Alcan has released its 2007 web-based Corporate Sustainability Report. This is the sixth report since 2002 that provides an ongoing look at the challenges, opportunities and performance related to integrating sustainability into the everyday decision-makin...
MONTREAL - September 14, 2007 - (CNW Telbec) - Alcan and the Club de Hockey Canadien held a special event yesterday, raising $115,000 for the Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation. Dick Evans, President and CEO, Alcan Inc., and Pierre Boivin, President, Club de Hockey Can...
GARDANNE, FRANCE - August 28, 2007 - (CNW Telbec) - Alcan celebrated today the installation of the 100th kilometre of its unique alumina handling technology, HyperDense Phase System (HDPS), at the Sohar Aluminium Smelter in the Sultanate of Oman.
MONTREAL - August 3, 2007 - Alcan has been rated the top metals and mining company in a recently released report by Innovest Strategic Value Advisors. The report analyzed the environmental, social and governance practices and performance of the world's 57 largest mining and ...
MONTREAL- July 5, 2007 - Alcan Inc. announced today that it has signed the UN Global Compact's "Caring for Climate: The Business Leadership Platform" statement. The official statement, which was announced in conjunction with the Global Compact Leaders Summit in Geneva, Switz...
MONTREAL- June 5, 2007- CNW Telbec- Alcan Inc. today announced that the Company has committed more than $6 million over four years to the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, confirming Alcan's role as co-presenter of the Festival through the year 2010.
PARIS, FRANCE- May 29, 2007 - Alcan Packaging Kreuzlingen announced today that it passed the new ISO quality standard 15378:2006 certification in February 2007. Alcan Packaging Kreuzlingen is the first pharmaceutical flexible packaging business in the world to achieve this n...
MONTREAL -May 3, 2007 - Jacynthe CÃ´té, Senior Vice President of Alcan Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company's Bauxite and Alumina group (B&A) called on the mining industry today to leverage sustainability to advance competitive advantage during h...