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Metro Mining’s First Shipment of Bauxite Sails for China

Metro Mining’s First Shipment of Bauxite Sails for China

The first batch of bauxite harvested from Metro Mining Ltd’s operations at Bauxite Hill Mine set sail for the People’s Republic of China earlier this week per an announcement by the firm. The initial shipment, which consists of around 62 thousand metric...

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Rio Tinto Aluminium and Bauxite Operations in Australia and Canada Garner First-Ever Performance Standard Certifications

Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the first-ever Performance Standard certification under its new certification process. According to the company, the very first certification under the ASI’s new standards went to two Rio Tinto smelters – one in the Canadian province of Québec, and the other in the Northern […]

Altech Closes Purchase of Mining Lease Freehold Land in Western Australia

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. took to the Internet yesterday to announce the closing of a purchase by its subsidiary Altech Meckering Pty Ltd of approximately 227 acres of freehold land encompassing its mining lease in Western Australia. The firm, who announced last fall the exercise of its option to purchase the land upon which […]

Despite Week Lost to Nora, Metro Mining Remains On Track for 2018 Production Target at Bauxite Hills

Australian metals miner Metro Mining Limited eased investors’ fears yesterday by announcing that the firm’s people and equipment successfully weathered tropical cyclone Nora. According to the company’s press release, the storm passed by operations at Bauxite Hills on Saturday morning. Though she assailed the site with a battery of powerful gales and torrential rain, Metro […]

U.S. Trade Reps At Negotiating Table with E.U., Australian, and Argentinian Reps Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

A top trade official in the Trump Administration told a United States legislative committee that the executive branch is discussing exclusions to the blanket 10-percent aluminium tariffs with trade representatives from the European Union, Australia, and Argentina, and indicated that talks may soon open with the government of Brazil. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made […]