UQAC, Rio Tinto announce two partnerships

August 30, 2018

The Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and Rio Tinto have announced the renewal of two partnerships worth $4M over five years. The first partnership will support research focused on metallurgy, as well as the training of metallurgists and engineers for the aluminum industry. The second partnership will support research that aims to improve the control of greenhouse gas emissions from aluminum production. UQAC Rector Nicole Bouchard added that the projects will help the university contribute to the competitiveness of local organizations as well as providing training opportunities for graduate students. UQAC