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Rusal Processed And Sold 50 Percent Of Smelters’ Waste Over The Past Decade

Rusal Processed And Sold 50 Percent Of Smelters’ Waste Over The Past Decade

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday that it has processed and sold approximately half of the waste product generated by its various smelters over the past decade, along with processing about a tenth of the red and nepheline mud at its...

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Bauxite Operations Back To Normal In Guinea After Deadly Political Protests

Normal operations have resumed at bauxite mines in Guinea after several days of unrest that led to slowed production, as sources in country told Reuters that locals initiated violent protests against a move by the president to extend his term in office. Conakry and several other northern cities were the site of such protests, which […]

Alcoa Launches Multi-Year Portfolio Review

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the third quarter yesterday as well as announcing a multi-year portfolio review and an update to the firm’s strategic priorities. In the just-ended quarter, Alcoa reported a net loss of US$221 million, up from a net loss of US$402 million in the prior quarter, and an adjusted […]

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

Aluminium recycling rates in Europe rose again in 2017 to 74.5 percent, a 2.3-percent bump from the year prior and good for another record high for the continent. Such was the story told by statistics released by the European Aluminium Association on Monday. Per the numbers, which took into account recycling across the European Union, […]

China Hongqiao Planning New Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd. is reportedly in talks with officials from the Yunnan provincial government to build a new aluminium smelter in the region. “They are in the process of discussing this issue,” explained Yunnan’s vice governor Dong Hua to Reuters earlier this week. “Once they have discussed it, you will know.” […]

Metro Mining Plans A$51.4 Million Expansion At Bauxite Hills

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. updated investors on the progress of the Stage 2 expansion at its operations at Bauxite Hills yesterday In its update, Metro Mining revealed that the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) is now complete, offering several key conclusions regarding the mine. The study bolstered the economic case for expanding the mine to a […]