Asia

Chalco Passes Rusal As World’s Second-Biggest Aluminium Producer

Chalco Passes Rusal As World’s Second-Biggest Aluminium Producer

In a move that places it ahead of now-former second-place firm U.C. Rusal, the People’s Republic of China’s Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) said on Friday that it bumped up total production by 18 percent over the course of last year,...

Events

Violent Protests Claim Two Lives At Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery

Protests outside a Vedanta alumina refinery in Lanjigarh turned deadly on Monday, as a police officer and a protester were fatally injured in the course of demonstrations at the plant. “Two people have died – one of our Odisha industrial security force personnel and another one from the public,” said senior police officer Gupteswar Bhoi […]

EGA Inks New Shipping Deal With A.P. Moller – Maersk

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced the signing of a deal with global shipping firm A.P. Moller – Maersk for transport of EGA’s aluminium to customers throughout the world. The new agreement is in the form of a volume commitment extension, though no numbers or other terms of the deal were released by the […]

EGA Smelts Record 2.64 Million Metric Tons Of Aluminium In 2018

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reported financial and operational results earlier this week. Though financial numbers struggled, the firm set production records over the course of the year in addition to making significant progress on projects for future growth and competitiveness. In 2018, EGA reported a net income of AED 1.2 billion (US$325 million) […]