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New Zealand Aluminium Smelter Boss Says Work Continues On Plans To Operate Beyond 2024 Closure Date

New Zealand Aluminium Smelter Boss Says Work Continues On Plans To Operate Beyond 2024 Closure Date

Leadership at New Zealand Aluminium Smelter said this week that they were optimistic that the Tiwai plant will stay open past the planned closing date in 2024. Commenting at a local open forum, NZAS CEO Chris Blenkiron told attendees that he has...

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ABx Inks Agreement With Alumin To Develop Sunrise Bauxite Project In Queensland

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) and Australian special purpose vehicle company Alumin Pty Ltd (Alumin) signed an agreement this week to develop the Sunrise Bauxite Project on the Binjour plateau, 70 miles inland of Bundaberg in Queensland. Per the new agreement, Alumin will pay up to A$18 million into the project for development costs. Alumin’s contributions […]

Rio Tinto To Begin Removal Of Spent Pot Lining At Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter

Tiwai Point aluminium smelter’s majority stakeholder Rio Tinto Group says it will soon begin removing the hazardous spent pot lining from the site as part of its initiative to clean the site that has been used for aluminium production for half a century. The smelter has recently come under pressure to remove the hazardous substance […]

Metro Mining Loads Final 2021 Tonnage As Wet Season Begins

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. said this week that they have completed 2021’s contractual agreements with the loading of 3.1 million wet metric tons (WMT) of bauxite ore on Wednesday. For the year to date Metro Mining has loaded around 300 thousand WMT. The firm now plans to begin shutting down for the wet season and […]