Australian Bauxite Reports New Testing In Tasmania Triples Estimated REE Resource

Australian Bauxite Reports New Testing In Tasmania Triples Estimated REE Resource

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) updated the market this week on the estimated volume of rare earth elements (REE) at its Deep Leads project in Tasmania, noting a 350 percent increase to 13.9 million metric tons. The firm said in a press release...


Alcoa To Install New Steam Recycling System At Wagerup Alumina Refinery

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation will begin installation of a new steam recycling technology at its Wagerup aluminium refinery in Western Australia now that the results of a study show its feasibility. The firm will begin installation of the 4 MW Mechanical Vapour Recompression (MVR) system as part of the next step in its Refinery […]

Western Australia Authorities Cut Alcoa’s Water License By One-Third

Alcoa’s operations in Western Australia will have to go forward using substantially less water after local authorities reduce its allotment by one-third last week. Local authorities justified the cut by saying that the pressure put on the Cattamarra Coal Measures aquifer was not sustainable. Reduction will begin in 2026 and is expected to reduce Alcoa’s […]

South32’s Aluminium Operations Take Hit in 2022 Due To Shipping Snarls

Australian metals miner South32 noted in a quarterly filing that its production of aluminium and other minerals were on par with expectations, but it saw an impact on working capital thanks to an inventory build-up due to shipping delays. The fourth quarter of 2022 had South32 meeting production forecasts of aluminium, coal, and copper while […]

Australian Bauxite Fast Tracks REE Drilling Campaign In Northern Tasmania

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said this week that its drilling campaign at Deep Leads and Rubble Mound rare earth elements (REE) discoveries in northern Tasmania due to the high-grade results that the firm has returned in recent test drills. ABx says the mobilization of the RC drill rig site was accomplished a week ago, and […]