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Iran’s Aluminium Output Off By 11 Percent In Just-Ended Solar Hijri Year

Iran’s Aluminium Output Off By 11 Percent In Just-Ended Solar Hijri Year

Iran’s total production of aluminium in the most recent year fell by 11 percent to 301,033 metric tons according to numbers released by Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization last week. Per the state’s numbers, the country’s main aluminium...

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Hindalco Halts Operations At Jharkand Alumina Refinery After Red Mud Release

The collapse of a red-mud storage area and resulting injuries prompted Hindalco Industries to suspend operations at an alumina plant in Northeast India. Per the firm, the collapse injured four workers, while a fifth contract employee disappeared and is still missing. “There was an incident in the red mud (bauxite residue) storage area connected to […]

EGA Refines First Alumina At Al Taweelah

The first batch of alumina has been produced at Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC’s (EGA) new refinery at Al Taweelah. The US$3.3 billion plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi is the country’s first alumina refinery, which EGA says will set the UAE on the path to becoming a major regional alumina refining country. EGA says […]

Vedanta Produced 1.95 Million Metric Tons Of Primary Aluminium In FY ‘19

With an aluminium output of 1.95 million metric tons in the previous fiscal year, Vedanta Ltd. moved into the pole position for aluminium production among India’s smelters, bumping previous leader Hindalco out of the prime spot. Vedanta’s overall production grew by 17 percent on the year, besting its previous total of 1.67 million metric tons. […]

India Launches Dumping Investigation Into Imports Of Aluminium- And Zinc-Coated Steel From China, Vietnam, And S. Korea

Acting on a complaint by a domestic producer, the government of India this week launched an investigation into allegations of dumping of aluminium and zinc-coated flat products by producers from the People’s Republic of China, Vietnam, and the Republic of Korea. The investigation, which is to be undertaken by India’s Directorate General of Trade Remedies […]

MCX Makes First Delivery On New Aluminium Futures Contract

This week saw the first-ever delivery of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd’s (MCX) aluminium futures contract. The first contract was completed on Tuesday for 10 metric tons with no reported issues with delivery. The contract, which was from Indu Corporation Ltd. via IIFL Wealth Management ltd. to Phoenix Industries Pvt Ltd., constituted 2 lots […]