Australian metals miner South32 Limited released results for the second quarter earlier this week. Production of alumina rose slightly in the quarter while aluminium production held steady. In the previous quarter South32 refined 1,358 thousand metric tons, up by 6 percent on...
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 […]
Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the second quarter on Wednesday, boasting both a better balance sheet and improved productivity despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In the just-ended quarter the firm posted a total revenue of US$2,148 million, besting the prior quarter’s total of US$2,381 million but down on the year from last year’s […]
Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA released a study late last week that examined the feasibility of replacing steel with aluminium in suspension bridges, noting that such a move would yield several advantages over current technology and techniques. Thomas B. Svendsen, Market Manager in Hydro Extruded Solutions, said the study looked at the use of […]
Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday its decision to execute the option to purchase a 25-acre tract in Germany ostensibly for building a second high-purity alumina (HPA) plant on the site. Per the firm, the site at the Schwarze Pump Industrial Park in Saxony has been under consideration since last fall, when the government […]
The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Aleris Alumnum Duffel against its Chain of Custody standard for its aluminium refining and remelting operations and semi-fabrication operations in Belgium. Previously certified against ASI’s Performance Standard one year ago, the plant produces a wide array of aluminium sheet and coil for clients in industries […]
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