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Unexpected Swell Conditions Hamper Metro Mining’s June Bauxite Shipments

Unexpected Swell Conditions Hamper Metro Mining’s June Bauxite Shipments

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. updated investors on operations at Bauxite Hills Mine yesterday, noting that adverse weather conditions led to issues with delivering the volume of bauxite ore projected for the current month. Upon resuming production after an unexpected pause resulting from...

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South32 Seals Contract With SRG Global For Engineering Services At Worsley Alumina

Australian metals miner South32 Limited named Western Australia specialist construction, maintenance, and mining services firm SRG Global as the long-term engineering provider for its Worsley Alumina bauxite operations. Per a filing with the ASX, SRG Global has agreed to a three-year contract to provide engineered access solutions, including scaffold services and rope-access technicians. The contract […]

Altech Raises First Steel On High-Purity Alumina Plant Site

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. reached another milestone in the construction of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor with the raising of the first construction steel at the site. Following a South African custom known as Opstaan Yster, or “stand-up of iron,” Altech marked the occasion on Friday with a ceremony and celebration. In […]

BRP Acquires Majority Stake In Australian Aluminium Boatmaker Telwater

Canadian powersports vehicle and propulsion manufacturer Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) announced last week the acquisition of 80 percent of the outstanding stock in Australian aluminium boat and trailer manufacturer Telwater Pty, Ltd. Though no financial details were provided, BRP said that Telwater’s current owner and managing director Paul Phelan will continue as a part […]

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 December that coincided with the beginning of the region’s rainy season. Though mining […]