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Supreme Court Orders Nalco To Sell Alumina To Vedanta

Supreme Court Orders Nalco To Sell Alumina To Vedanta

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) was ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to deliver 30 thousand metric tons of metallurgical-grade calcined alumina to the Vedanta plant at Visakhapatnam, which Vedanta will ultimately use at its SEZ unit in Jharsuguda. To date, Nalco...

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Trump Administration Levies New Round Of Sanctions On Iranian Aluminium

In an attempt at denying the specialized metals Iran’s nuclear ballistic missile and military programs, the Trump Administration imposed greater sanctions on aluminium, steel, and copper, much of which was already under previous sanction. Late Thursday United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described almost two dozen materials used as materials in the Iranian military’s […]

Alba Sees 25 Percent Rise In Sales Volumes In Q2

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) released financial and production results for the year’s second quarter and first half on Sunday. The firm posted increases in both its bottom line and its production totals in both periods. For the year’s first half Alba reported a loss of US$28.3 million, better on the year than last year’s first-half […]

EGA’s Al Taweelah Alumina Refinery Reaches Full Production Of 2 MTPA

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week the full ramp-up of its alumina refinery at Al Taweelah to 2 million metric tons per annum in June, marking a significant milestone for the region’s largest alumina refining operation. The firm noted that full ramp-up was achieved after only fourteen months of production, which it notes […]

Iranian Aluminium Production Up By 63 Percent From Last Spring

Iranian aluminium producers teamed up to produce over 101 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the three months ending on June 20, good for an increase of almost two-thirds on the year. For the last month of the quarter Iran’s output of aluminium came to 36,025 metric tons, up by 73 percent on the […]