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Emirates Global Aluminium Ships One Millionth Metric Ton Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Operations

Emirates Global Aluminium Ships One Millionth Metric Ton Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Operations

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that its subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation has shipped one million metric tons of bauxite ore from the west African nation since production began in August. Per the firm, the US$1.4-billion project is continuing to...

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Indian Government Approves Hindalco Plan For Second Alumina Refinery In Odisha

Indian aluminium smelter Hindalco obtained permission from the national government earlier this week for its planned greenfield alumina refinery in the western state of Odisha. According to reports, the High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) gave its blessing to Hindalco’s plan, which is an ₹8,000-crore (US$1.1 billion) project to be built with a nameplate capacity of […]

Vedanta Pondering Purchase Of Government Stake In Two Co-Owned Mineral Firms

Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Ltd. is considering buying a majority share in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and the remaining share of in Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) from the Indian government according to domestic news reports. At present Vedanta owns a 46.71-percent stake in BPCL and a 64.92-percent stake in HZL. The government of India owns […]

EGA Refines One Millionth Metric Ton Of Alumina At Al Taweelah Refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked a significant milestone this week, noting the one millionth ton of alumina refined at the Al Taweelah alumina refinery since operations began at the site in April. In a press release, the firm said its US$3.3 billion alumina refinery has yet to reach production at its nameplate capacity, as […]