Australia

ABx Inks Deal for Second, Bigger Sale of Cement-Grade Bauxite to Familiar Customer

ABx Inks Deal for Second, Bigger Sale of Cement-Grade Bauxite to Familiar Customer

Sydney’s Australian Bauxite Limited announced today the receipt of a letter of intent from an unnamed repeat customer for a “significant” quantity of cement-grade bauxite. According to ABx, representatives of its firm are in talks with the prospective purchasing firm regarding delivery...

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Australian Group Develops Economical Red Mud Treatment Process

An Australian firm announced earlier this week that it has developed what it believes is the first known financially and environmentally viable and sustainable red mud waste management process. Perth’s Earth Sustaining Sciences says its Symbiotic Aquatic BioReactor process (SABR) is capable of treating the caustic by-product of alumina refining, reducing its pH from a […]

ABx Boasts 121,300t of Sale-Ready Bauxite With More to Come From Fingal Rail

Sydney’s Australian Bauxite Limited released its quarterly activities report for the first quarter 2017 yesterday. ABx says it sits atop 121,300 metric tons of bauxite available for purchase, and has received half a dozen expressions of interest in long-term purchase arrangements from customers in four different countries. The bauxite available includes product stockpiles of 35,500 […]

Altech’s Malaysian High-Purity Alumina Plant Sticking to Construction Schedule

Altech Chemicals Ltd. issued an update today on the progress of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant to be built in Johor, Malaysia. According to the press release, design and engineering of the plant is progressing according to schedule. The project’s engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor M+W Group has over four dozen individuals from its […]

Tomago Smelter May Be Prime Customer for Potential Clean-Coal Plant in NSW

Citing rising prices and unreliable supplies of power to the plant, New South Wales’ Tomago Aluminium Company advised the federal and state government that it would potentially be a large-scale buyer of electricity from any low-emission coal-powered electricity plants that may be constructed in the area. The announcement is significant due to the fact that […]

UAE Aluminium Extruder TALEX Announces US$30 MM Expansion in Australia

United Arab Emirates aluminium extruder Taweelah Aluminium Extrusion Company (TALEX) L.L.C. announced its pending expansion into the Australian manufacturing market this week. TALEX says its initial plans include the construction of a commercial office in Melbourne, with warehousing and logistics infrastructure to come at a later date. Financially, the commitment will begin with an A$500,000 […]