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.

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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.