Australia

Altech Raises First Steel On High-Purity Alumina Plant Site

Altech Raises First Steel On High-Purity Alumina Plant Site

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. reached another milestone in the construction of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor with the raising of the first construction steel at the site. Following a South African custom known as Opstaan Yster, or “stand-up of...

Events

ABx Mines 31,600 Metric Tons Of Bauxite Three Weeks Ahead Of Scheduled Shipment

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the production of 31,600 metric tons of cement-grade bauxite ore since its previous shipment, achieving the contract tonnage necessary for the next shipment with three weeks to spare. ABx says it will continue production at the Bald Hill Bauxite Project through the end of the week, estimating that production […]

ABx Inks Agreement With Tianshan Aluminium For Up To 1.5 Million Metric Tons Per Year Of Binjour Bauxite

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the signing of a memorandum of understanding with marketing partner Rawmin Mining and Industries and Chinese metals firm Tianshan Aluminium for the sale of between 500 thousand and 1.5 million metric tons per annum of bauxite ore harvested from ABx’s Binjour Project in Queensland. The agreement, which is contingent […]

Rio Tinto Confirms Restart At Weipa After Passage Of Tropical Cyclone Trevor

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group said yesterday that operations at Weipa are back to normal after a brief closure as Tropical Cyclone Trevor whipped through the Queensland area over the weekend. Operations at the bauxite mine were closed last Wednesday in anticipation of the event. “Rio Tinto Weipa Operations have returned to normal activities […]