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Record 1 2011-08-02


Subject field(s)
  • Private-Sector Bodies and Committees
  • Aluminum

In late 2007, Alcan and Rio Tinto Aluminium joined forces to create Rio Tinto Alcan, the aluminium industry's new global leader. Alcan started in 1902 as Northern Aluminum Company, the Canadian subsidiary of the Pittsburgh Reduction Company (later Alcoa). It was renamed Aluminium Company of Canada Ltd in 1925 and separated from Alcoa in 1928. In 2000, algroup became a subsidiary of Alcan Aluminium Limited, which was renamed Alcan Inc in 2001.

Key term(s)
  • Alcan Aluminum


  • Organismes et comités du secteur privé
  • Aluminium

À la fin de 2007, Alcan et Rio Tinto Aluminium ont uni leurs forces pour créer Rio Tinto Alcan, le nouveau leader mondial de l'industrie de l'aluminium. Alcan a commencé ses activités en 1903 sous le nom de Northern Aluminum Company, filiale canadienne de la Pittsburgh Reduction Company (qui allait devenir Alcoa). Elle a été renommée Aluminium Company of Canada Ltd en 1925 et séparée d'Alcoa en 1928. En 2000, algroup est devenue une filiale d'Alcan Aluminium Limitée. En 2001, la société a été rebaptisée Alcan Inc.

Key term(s)
  • Alcan Aluminium


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