Kitimat smelter project slows down

With Rio Tinto experiencing a number of shocks from the global economic siutation and facing a number of cost cutting measures across the globe, the progress on the Kitimat smelter project is slowing down while the company takes the pulse of the economic landscape.

The smelter project which has been a long running discussion in Kitimat for a number of years now, has been the subject of much speculation in the Northwest as Rio Tinto first purchased the Alcan Canada operations and then fought off a hostile take over bid…

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