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Tag: Rio Tinto

Court Action Brings Hope to Mataura Residents of Toxic Waste Dispute Resolution
Community, Mataura
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Community, Mataura
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Court Action Brings Hope to Mataura Residents of Toxic Waste Dispute Resolution

News Desk - Oct 01, 2020

There is renewed hope Mataura may finally be freed of the burden of more than 10,000 tonnes of potentially toxic waste. Court action taken by the Environmental…

How Meridian, Fonterra and Tiwai Point’s Electricity are Linked
Community, News
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Community, News
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How Meridian, Fonterra and Tiwai Point’s Electricity are Linked

News Desk - Aug 04, 2020

The dairy giant Fonterra is casting ambitious eyes at the electricity that is about to become available after the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closes. But it needs…

Prospects Slim For Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Workers Set To Lose Jobs
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Prospects Slim For Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Workers Set To Lose Jobs

News Desk - Jul 10, 2020

Southland industries are warning new jobs for smelter workers affected by their employer closing shop won't be available overnight. One of the region's major employers the Tiwai…

Smelter’s Owners Post A Loss For 2019
Business, News
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Business, News
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Smelter’s Owners Post A Loss For 2019

News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Rio Tinto’s wholly-owned subsidiary Pacific Aluminium (New Zealand) Limited has reported financial results relating to its interest in New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter Limited (NZAS), showing an underlying…

Tiwai’s Fight For Fairness
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Tiwai’s Fight For Fairness

News Desk - Dec 06, 2019

Around 100 people attended the Southland Chamber of Commerce’s Fight for Fairness event in Invercargill on Thursday evening, aimed at showing the impact the aluminium smelter’s closure…