A ‘showcase’ project

01 July 2008

Rio Tinto Alcan chief executive Dick Evans congratulated partners Oman Oil Company and the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority as well as the project and operations teams for achieving the major milestone on schedule.

“Rio Tinto Alcan is delighted to have expanded its presence in the dynamic Middle East Gulf region by providing not only cutting-edge technology but also operational know-how and management expertise to this project,” he said.
Noting that it will rank in the lowest quartile of the global industry cash cost curve, Jacynthe Côté, president and chief executive officer, Rio Tinto Alcan, Primary Metal, said the Sohar smelter “will showcase Rio Tinto Alcan’s technology and cost leadership”.

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