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Nornickel’s Potanin May Scuttle US$60 Billion Merger With Rusal: Sources

Nornickel’s Potanin May Scuttle US$60 Billion Merger With Rusal: Sources

A major merger between Russian firms Nornickel and aluminium giant Rusal may find itself hamstrung by the person of Vladimir Potanin according to sources who spoke with wire services said this week. According to Reuters, sources claiming insider knowledge say the US$...

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Metro Mining To Boost Output At Bauxite Hills By 3.0 MM Wet Metric Tons

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. said this week that its board of directors has approved a capacity increase at Bauxite Hills Mine of almost 43 percent. Per the firm, a feasibility study indicates that the Bauxite Hills Mine is well positioned to increase from its current yearly production of 4.0 wet metric tons (WMT) to 7.0 […]

Vimetco Debuts €10 MM Automatic Aluminium Extrusion Line

Romanian aluminium company Alro SA (Alro Slatina) said this week that its downstream subsidiary Vimetco Extrusion has produced the first extruded aluminium from its new €10 million automatic aluminium extrusion line in Slatina. The new 7” press extrusion line is the site’s third aluminium extrusion line. Vimetco says the new line is part of the […]