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Australia to Impose Significant Anti-Dumping Duties on Extruded Aluminium from Vietnam, Malaysia

Australia to Impose Significant Anti-Dumping Duties on Extruded Aluminium from Vietnam, Malaysia

A notice issued by the Vietnam Competition Authority last week indicates that Australia is preparing to impose significant anti-dumping duties upon aluminium extrusions imported from both Vietnam and Malaysia. According to the notice, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission will soon add duties ranging...

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Meridian Head Expresses Hope for NZAS Smelter’s Future

Meridian Energy Limited Chief Executive Officer Mark Binns says he expects the embattled New Zealand Aluminium Smelter’s Tiwali Point plant will continue running. His hopeful musings come as Sumitomo Chemical Company and Rio Tinto mull the plant’s future. “There will always be uncertainty, which is why we would prefer the smelter to stay — but […]

ABx Releases Q3 Numbers

Australian Bauxite Limited released third-quarter results yesterday. The report showcased the firm’s continuing uptick in sales and production. According to the report, current group available cash is approximately A$2.4 million, plus available lines of credit in the event further working capital becomes necessary. The firm says it does not plan to raise capital in the […]

Metallica Minerals Announces First Shipment from Cape York

Brisbane-based bauxite developer Metallica Minerals Ltd. announced the first bauxite ore shipment from Hey Point at Cape York, Queensland. This shipment represents the first independent bauxite export from the Cape in over half a century. Metallica’s press release said that Green Coast Resources (GCR) made the shipment using infrastructure that Metallica intends to use to […]

Rio Tinto Turns In Higher Production Numbers for Third Quarter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto released third-quarter production results late last week. Though gains were not strong compared to the previous quarter, year-on-year and year-to-date showings fared better. In the just-ended quarter Rio turned out 12.4 million metric tons of bauxite, 1.98 million metric tons of alumina, and 924 thousand metric tons of aluminium. Bauxite […]

Metro Mining Inks Bauxite Contract with Xinfa Group

Brisbane’s Metro Mining Ltd announced yesterday that it has papered an agreement with the People’s Republic of China’s Xinfa Group. According to Metro, the agreement is for four years and obliges the firm to provide one million metric tons in the contract’s first year, then two million metric tons per annum for the remaining three […]