Rio's bauxite, alumina output drops in Q1
Published: Thursday, 20 April 2017
Bauxite and alumina production fell on a sequential basis following weather issues at the Weipa bauxite mine in Queensland.
Rio Tinto reduced its bauxite and alumina production in the
first quarter of this year against Q4 2016 although bauxite
output rose 2% on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, the company
reported on 20 April.
Bauxite production stood at 11.3m tonnes in Q1 2017, down 7%
from the previous quarter....