Stage Two Of Construction Of Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant Completed

Stage Two Of Construction Of Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant Completed

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors on the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia yesterday, announcing that Stage 2 construction is now complete. Per the firm, construction restarted in June after a pause occasioned...


Chalco Soon To Ship First Bauxite Ore From Guinea Project

Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (Chalco) said late last month that it has begun preparing the first shipment from its bauxite operations in Guinea to China via ocean-going vessel. In a statement given to domestic media, Chalco said the initial shipment would soon arrive at the Fangchenggang port in Guangxi, but the firm did not […]

Power Restored To Paragominas And Alunorte After Tower Collapse

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said late last week that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas, allowing production to ramp up to previous levels at both the mine and Alumina do Norte do Brasil’s alumina-refining operation. Hydro says it continues to work with local authorities to determine the cause of the power outage, […]

Chalco Cutting Alumina Production Rate By A Tenth In “Flexible Production” Measures

The world’s leading producer of alumina said on Thursday that it is entering “flexible production” that will translate into curtailing overall production by a tenth going forward. Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) indicated that cuts would be allocated across three alumina production lines at Shanxi Huaxing and Shanxi New Material in China’s northern reaches. […]

Constellium Plans 25 Percent Cut In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2025

Yesterday Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released its sustainability report for the previous year, noting goals met and standards set by the firm toward increased sustainability in 2019 and beyond. Constellium’s 2019 Business and Sustainability Report details several milestones achieved by the firm, including receiving ASI certifications for one plant last year […]

En+ Highlights Low-Carbon Aluminium As Key To Europe’s Economic Recovery

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group yesterday urged Europe to adopt low-carbon aluminium as the metal of choice as its economy works to rebuild from the effects of coronavirus in the place of less sustainable metals. En+ Group Executive Chairman Lord Barker said in a press release that it will require […]