Capral Ships First Aluminium Products Via Electric Truck

Capral Ships First Aluminium Products Via Electric Truck

Australian aluminium extruder Capral Aluminium made delivery of its first aluminium delivery via Fuso eCanter electric truck earlier this week. The delivery, made by Goldstar Transport, consisted of aluminium extrusions for its customer Bull Motor Bodies. “Sustainability is very much at the...


Public Comment Period Opens On Alcoa’s Bauxite Operations In Western Australia

Public comment on the possibility of Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carrying out an environmental impact assessment on Alcoa’s current and next five-year plans for its mines in the state’s southwestern portion. A third party forwarded on Alcoa’s 2022-2026 and 2023-2027 Mining and Management Programs (MMPs) to the EPA in February. Public comment on […]

Rio Tinto Books A$1.2 Billion In Losses Due To Carbon Reduction Efforts

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group was forced to write off A$1.2 billion in losses and devaluation to its aluminium refineries in Australia due to the cost of its carbon emission reduction efforts at the sites. Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm said in an interview earlier this week that Australia currently does not produce even […]

Rio Tinto’s Production Of Aluminium Q2 Jumps By 11 Percent On The Year

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production results for the second quarter this week. Rainy weather reduces bauxite ore production, while capacity ramp-up bumps aluminium smelting activities. In the second quarter, Rio Tinto produced 13.5 million metric tons of bauxite ore in the quarter, down by 5 percent on the year but up 12 […]

Australian Bauxite Increases REE Resource Estimate By 30 Percent At Deep Leads

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced earlier this week a 30 percent raise in its rare earth element (REE) mineral resource estimate at Deep Leads and Rubble Mound. Per the firm, the ionic adsorption clay (IAC) REE mineral resource estimate at the Northern Tasmanian bauxite plays now stands at 27 million metric tons. Data from three […]

Rio Tinto And Sumitomo To Partner On Hydrogen Pilot Plant At Gladstone Alumina

In an effort at reducing its carbon footprint, Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation are teaming up on a groundbreaking hydrogen plant to power the Gladstone alumina refinery. Earlier this year the Yarwun Hydrogen Calcination Pilot Demonstration Program was awarded a A$321 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), […]