Published: Monday, 01 October 2012

Gerry Clarke* looks to Alteo’s heritage and interviews Alteo president, Frédéric Ramé, to discover the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for this newly independent and dedicated speciality alumina business now free from big corporate control.

The Gardanne industrial complex, the headquarters for
the Alteo business group

A little south of Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, and 20 miles along the rail link from the Port of Marseille is the Gardanne industrial complex that has been host to alumina production since 1894. This was just five years...

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