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Why the closure of Tiwai Pt is no sure thing

A Rio Tinto closure preparation is team due at Tiwai Pt next week and MP Sarah Dowie says the company is not bluffing. Some see consensus building in Wellington for closure, but Bernard Hickey writes that closure is no sure thing.

Rio Tinto has confirmed it is sending a closure preparation team to its aluminium smelter in Southland next week as local MP Sarah Dowie warned the firm is clearly not bluffing about closing

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