Australia

Alcoa of Australia and FYI Resources Plan Week-Long Test Of High-Purity Alumina Plant

Alcoa of Australia and FYI Resources Plan Week-Long Test Of High-Purity Alumina Plant

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. has entered into a partnership with Alcoa of Australia to run a trial at FYI’s high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Western Australia. FYI said earlier this week that the trial would be a 7-day, 24-hour run...

Events

ABx Shipped 33,915 MT Of Cement- And Fertilizer-Grade Bauxite In Third Quarter

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) released financial and operating results for the third quarter on Sunday. The firm continued to see a rise in bauxite shipments, and it reports steady progress on its project to develop commercially-viable aluminium fluoride. At the end of the quarter ABx held A$1.7 million in available cash, with about A$1.3 million […]

South32 Inks Two New Agreements With SRG Global For Services At Worsley Alumina

Earlier this week Australian metals miner South32 awarded a pair of services contracts for operations at Worsley Alumina to SRG Global worth approximately A$125 million. According to a filing with the Australian stock exchange, South32 has contracted for specialist Refractory Services from SRG Global, which includes gunning, casting, and installation of refractory products at South32’s […]

New Zealand Political Leaders Commit To Extending Talks With Rio Tinto To Keep Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Running

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group and the government of New Zealand both committed yesterday to continue talks aimed at continuing operations at the troubled aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point. In a statement emailed to Reuters, Rio Tinto’s Managing Director of Pacific Operations Kellie Parker said that the fact that the political will to […]