Built to scale

2014 PMI Project of the Year goes to a factory designed to yield more aluminum at a lower cost while creating fewer emissions. A Canadian-based mining company, Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) developed a new aluminum smelting technology through aligning the project team, minimizing delays and cost overruns, and achieving a strong health and safety record for its workers.
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