Australia

FYI Resources Inks MOU With Alcoa Of Australia Over High-Purity Alumina

FYI Resources Inks MOU With Alcoa Of Australia Over High-Purity Alumina

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. announced yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding with Alcoa of Australia to develop high-purity alumina (HPA). According to industry media, variability trials at the pilot plant will determine the viability of such a partnership, which would involve...

Events

ABx To Ship Next Load Of Bauxite Ore From Bald Hill Ahead Of Schedule

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said yesterday its next batch of bauxite ore from Bald Hill mine is ready ahead of schedule, with shipping to port to commence in several days. Per the firm, the 35 thousand metric ton shipment is cement grade, and shipment from the mine near Campbell Town, Tasmania to port facilities at […]

Rio Tinto Sees Third-Party Bauxite Shipments Rise 13 Percent In Q2

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production and financial results for the second quarter yesterday. Though bauxite ore and alumina production rose in the quarter, production cuts stunted the firm’s aluminium production in that period. In the previous quarter Rio Tinto mined 14,560 thousand metric tons of bauxite ore, up by 9 percent on […]

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 the plant wouldn’t likely make a profit in the near future due to […]

Stage Two Of Construction Of Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant Completed

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors on the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia yesterday, announcing that Stage 2 construction is now complete. Per the firm, construction restarted in June after a pause occasioned by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic and the Malaysian government’s movement control order in […]