Australia

Rio Tinto Begins Shutdown Of New Zealand Aluminium Smelters

Rio Tinto Begins Shutdown Of New Zealand Aluminium Smelters

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said yesterday it will be winding down production operations at New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) due to the firm’s dim predictions of its continuing viability. According to the firm, a recent review found the operation of...

ABx Says Operations Back In Action After Coronavirus Shutdown

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) advised investors yesterday that operations are back in action in the wake of a stoppage to battle the effects of the recent coronavirus pandemic. Per the firm, mining and screening operations at Bald Hill mine are in full swing, with trucking to port underway. ABx is currently assembling its next shipment […]

Construction Commences At Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Project

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors on the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina (HPA) site in Johor, Malaysia, which has recommenced in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. The firm said construction was halted for a month by the Malaysian government on March 18 in an effort at slowing the spread […]

Construction At Altech’s Johor High-Purity Alumina Plant Progressing One Month Ahead Of Schedule

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding progress on construction at its high-purity alumina (HPA) production site in Johor, Malaysia earlier this week, noting that the process continues to be well ahead of schedule. Per the firm, the entirety of significant structural work is now complete, with construction of the electrical station at the […]