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Alcoa gets $10M from feds for a Quebec aluminum plant

Part of an $85 million investment in cutting-edge technology that will increase lower cost aluminum production.


Alcoa’s Deschambault aluminum plant.
Photo: Alcoa

DESCHAMBAULT, Que. — The Federal government is investing $10 million in an Alcoa aluminum plant as part of a $85 million project that will support more than 520 jobs.

The project will be completed by the end of 2021.

Alcoa’s Deschambault Aluminerie plant in Deschambault-Grondines, Que. will acquire cutting-edge technology that will increase aluminum production at a lower cost.

Aluminerie, operating since 1992, was acquired by Alcoa in 1998. It houses the Aluminum Centre of Excellence, a training hub for Alcoa employees from all over the world and it’s a centre for the development, transfer and standardization of best practices in manufacturing management.

This investment is being made through the Strategic Innovation Fund.

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