Australia

Metro Mining To Restart Operations At Bauxite Hills Within Weeks

Metro Mining To Restart Operations At Bauxite Hills Within Weeks

With the area’s rainy season behind it, Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. said yesterday that it will soon restart bauxite mining operations at Bauxite Hills later this month. The firm said it is soon to return to production after a planned shut-down in...

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Rio Tinto Confirms Restart At Weipa After Passage Of Tropical Cyclone Trevor

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said yesterday that operations at Weipa are back to normal after a brief closure as Tropical Cyclone Trevor whipped through the Queensland area over the weekend. Operations at the bauxite mine were closed last Wednesday in anticipation of the event. “Rio Tinto Weipa Operations have returned to normal activities […]

Rio Tinto Completes Commissioning Of Amrun Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced on Friday the completion of commissioning of its Amrun bauxite operations at Cape York, Queensland. According to the firm, the US$1.9-billion operation will take up the slack from the mine at East Weipa as it exhausts its cache of bauxite ore. Not only will it fill the void […]

Altech Seals Deal With Macquarie Bank For Mezzanine Finance Arrangement

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced on Friday that it has chosen Macquarie Bank to be the preferred lender for its planned high-purity alumina plant under construction in Malaysia. Per the firm, the two companies have reached an agreement regarding the terms of the mezzanine debt arrangement and have executed a mandate letter appointing Macquarie […]