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Extensive environmental testing at Tiwai concludes low risk of human or ecological impact

New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) has today released a report undertaken by global professional services company GHD that concluded that there was a limited risk to marine ecology and no increased risk of health effects for people who come into contact with sediment and surface water or consume kai moana inhabiting the surrounding coastal marine area.

5 November, 2023

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Global spike in aluminium prices drives smelter’s profit

Rio Tinto’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Pacific Aluminium (New Zealand) Limited (PANZ) has reported financial results relating to its interest in New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited (NZAS), showing an underlying net profit of $122.268 Million for the 2022 financial year ($2021: $140.057 M).

4 June, 2023

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NZAS continues to support demand response flexibility in the NZ electricity system

New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) will continue to play a positive role in New Zealand’s energy system with the conditional agreement between NZAS and Meridian Energy to provide demand response flexibility during 2023 and 2024.

3 April, 2023

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Two Million Dollar Southland Community Development Fund launched

New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited (NZAS) has today announced the establishment of a $2 Million Community Development Fund, supporting investment in community and infrastructure projects in Southland.

1 April, 2023

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