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Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA), Rio Tinto

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Location Sebree, Kentucky, U.S.A.
Year of realization 2010-2011
Project value USD 37M

Rio Tinto Alcan is a global leader in the aluminum business. One of the world’s largest producers of bauxite, alumina, and aluminum. RTA is one of five production groups operated by Rio Tinto, a leading international mining group.

The Sebree Current Creep Project increased the smelter’s production capacity by 12% to reach a constant minimum of 195kA and reaching 205kA from originally 132kA, using the most cost-effective, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly technics. In its Sustaining Competitive Edge program, RTA Sebree works authorized 4 main improvement elements: ABF rebuild, improvement of the rodding shop, anode production increase, and the current Creep project.

Services offered (integrated team):

  • Project management
  • Project control
  • Anode Depletion and new stock management and integration
  • Vendor Management and technology implementation
  • Risk analysis support
  • Commissioning plan and execution control
  • Shutdown management
  • Training integration