Australian Mining Giant Rio Tinto Declares Record Dividend, Increases Buyback


Rio Tinto will invest C$250 million to extend operations at the Vaudreuil alumina refinery, in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.

Rio Tinto Aluminium chief executive Alf Barrios said “This investment will extend operations at the Vaudreuil refinery beyond 2022.

“The high-quality, cost-competitive alumina from the Vaudreuil plant will continue to support our world-class, low-carbon aluminium smelting operations in the region to deliver a range of products that meets our customers’ needs.”