Workers express sadness over smelter closure

Gary Saltmarsh, a Pot Operator at Rio Tinto Alcan, expresses his sadness at the smelter's closure after 40 years of metal production at the Lynemouth plant.


Last day for aluminium smelter

A Northumberland aluminium smelter is closing today. Rio Tinto Alcan announced the closure of the Lynemouth smelter on March 6.