Several cabinet ministers, Liberal MPs have also visited Chicoutimi-Le Fjord to distribute millions of dollars in funding to local businesses.
Industry association head cites potential instability in the US over NAFTA’s future while auto and housing sectors slow.
A key issue is company’s intention to introduce a new-member funded pension plan.
About 60% of US imports come from Canada, forced out of other markets by competition from China.
Unifor wants Rio Tinto to address “unacceptable” working conditions at BC smelter.
It’s not known how much of the water containing metals emptied into Stoney Creek, near Trail, BC.
It plans to sell flat-rolled products business and halt the last pot line at a smelter in New Madrid.
Union says project will increase SO2 emissions from to 42 tonnes per day.
Environmentalists have expressed concerns about emissions from the proposed LNG plants in Kitimat.
New F-150 truck and CSeries aircraft cited by Rio Tinto Alcan.
Credits cutting smelting to reduce production costs 9%, and higher productivity.
Will reduce sulphur dioxide emissions at Sudbury plant by 70%
800 workers at a Quebec aluminum smelter have been locked-out since December.
Modernization project will increase the smelter’s production by 48 per cent to 420,000 tonnes a year.