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Construction At Altech’s Johor High-Purity Alumina Plant Progressing One Month Ahead Of Schedule

Construction At Altech’s Johor High-Purity Alumina Plant Progressing One Month Ahead Of Schedule

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding progress on construction at its high-purity alumina (HPA) production site in Johor, Malaysia earlier this week, noting that the process continues to be well ahead of schedule. Per the firm, the entirety of significant...

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Alcoa’s Bauxite And Alumina Operations In Western Australia Earn ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation’s bauxite mines and alumina refineries in Western Australia against ASI’s Performance Standard. This week’s certification includes Alcoa’s bauxite mines at Huntly and Willowdale as well as its alumina refineries at Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup. Fiona Solomon, Chief Executive […]

Altech High-Purity Alumina Plant In Malaysia Aims For Spring Completion

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina plant in Johor, Malaysia. According to the firm, construction at the site is expected to conclude this spring. Altech began construction of the electrical substation last fall, and work on the installation is currently ahead of schedule. At present […]

ABx Names CSIRO Senior Principal Researcher As ALCORE Interim General Manager

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the appointment of Dr. Mark Cooksey, Ph.D., as Alcore’s General Manager. Cooksey’s appointment is for a six-month term commencing February 1. ABx says Cooksey arrives at Alcore after being granted a leave by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). He’s a veteran of the aluminium industry of […]

Altech Completes Test Drilling Project At Kerrigan

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday it has completed all 27 air core holes of the drilling program at the Kerrigan project in Western Australia. According to the firm, the 27 air core holes covered a total depth of 765 meters. Each hole was drilled vertically to an average depth of 28 meters. Samples […]

Altech Raises A$2.8 Million In Stock Purchase Plan

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that the stock purchase plan that ended last week received applications from current shareholders to purchase A$2.8 million in new stocks. Altech said the stock purchase plan sold individual shares for A$0.0975 each through Friday of last week. The firm said it would accept every application returned, and […]