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Rusal Completes Emissions Upgrade At Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter

Rusal Completes Emissions Upgrade At Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal said yesterday that the Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter (KrAZ) has completed the transition to emissions-reducing EcoSoderberg technology. Per Rusal, the technology utilizes a design that traps exhaust fumes from the production process, which, along with the optimized...

Aluminium Sector Achieving Zero Emissions A “Big Task”: IAI Secretary General

Though the industry has made significant progress toward it, the goal of net-zero emissions will continue to be “challenging” for the aluminium sector. Such is the opinion of the International Aluminum Institute’s secretary general Miles Prosser. In an interview with S&P Global Platts, Prosser said the Paris Agreement’s goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions over […]

Lindian Says Gaoul Project To Yield 102 Million MT Of High Grade Alumina

Australian mineral exploration firm Lindian Resources Limited announced late last week the projected resource size for its project at the Bouba Plateaux in Guinea, revealing that the Gaoul Project there is expected to yield 102 million metric tons of 49.5 percent alumina, with 84 million metric tons of high-grade 51.2 percent alumina. Lindian’s result at […]

UN Calls Upon Venezuela To Crack Down On Illegal Bauxite Mining

The United Nations is calling upon the Venezuelan government to crack down on illegal bauxite, diamond, and gold mines in the country, saying such illicit operations are run by criminal gangs who mistreat and murder mine workers. According to a UN report, Venezuela’s security forces have largely failed in stopping such behavior, and have in […]

Rio Tinto Sees Third-Party Bauxite Shipments Rise 13 Percent In Q2

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production and financial results for the second quarter yesterday. Though bauxite ore and alumina production rose in the quarter, production cuts stunted the firm’s aluminium production in that period. In the previous quarter Rio Tinto mined 14,560 thousand metric tons of bauxite ore, up by 9 percent on […]