Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Industrial Development 2017 -- Rio Tinto Smelter Kitimat

Our archive of developments around the Rio Tinto Alcan smelter revitalization project in Kitimat.

Rio Tinto Kitimat website



December 23 -- US $473 million Kemano second tunnel gets the go-ahead
December 21 -- Rio Tinto response to Kitimat Council air concerns (video)
December 21 -- Rio Tinto insists SO2 Emissions are well below provincial targets
December 20 -- Small town considering buying shares in Rio Tinto Alcan to force them to emit less sulphur dioxide
December 19 -- Kitimat Mayor gives an earful to MOE officials over Smelter SO2 emissions  (audio)
December 19 -- Kitimat Sulphur Dioxide Concerns (video)
December 19 -- Kitimat frustrated over Ministry's plan to monitor emissions
December 16 -- Heavy rains threatened operations at Rio Tinto
December 14 -- Kitimat Smelter workers report payroll problems
December 13 -- Rio Tinto to complete Kemano Second Tunnel Project
December 13 -- Rio Tinto Kemano Tunnel plans (video)
December 13 -- Rio Tinto approves completion of Kemano Back-Up Tunnel




October 28 -- Horgan attends Rio Tinto celebrations
October 23 -- Premier Horgan visit to Northwest (video)
October 23 -- Premier celebrates Rio Tinto anniversary makes stop at AltaGas project in Prince Rupert  NCR
October 22 -- Premier John Horgan visits Kitimat and Prince Rupert
October 21 -- Rio Tinto celebrates its first full year of production
October 21 -- Premier celebrates new Rio Tinto smelter, benefits to people and the environment (BC Government statement)


July 24 -- Rio Tinto tables collective agreement to avoid strike
July 21 -- Rio Tinto, Unifor Local 2301 in Last Ditch Negotiations To Avoid Labour Disruption
July 17 -- Rio Tinto Struggles
July 14 -- Unifor Members Vote 99.5% in Favour of Strike if Necessary at Rio Tinto Kitimat
July 13 -- Unifor Members at Rio Tinto in Kitimat/Kemano Take Strike Vote


June 10 -- Kemano: Second tunnel completion set for 2018


Archive of items for 2016 Archive of items for 2015
Archive of items for 2014
Archive of items from 2012 and 2013

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