Australia

Rio Tinto Completes Commissioning Of Amrun Bauxite Mine

Rio Tinto Completes Commissioning Of Amrun Bauxite Mine

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group announced on Friday the completion of commissioning of its Amrun bauxite operations at Cape York, Queensland. According to the firm, the US$1.9-billion operation will take up the slack from the mine at East Weipa as it...

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ABx Prepares Next Custom Bauxite Ore Shipment At Bald Hill

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) reported to investors yesterday that operations at the Bald Hill Bauxite Project have ramped up in order to produce the bauxite ore necessary to fill the next contracted sale. Though not identified by the firm, ABx says it has been coordinating with the buyer for four months to obtain the desired […]

Rio Tinto Promises Carbon-Free Smelting Technology At Tiwai Point

New Zealand’s Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter is in line to possibly become the world’s first carbon-free aluminium smelter after a productive discussion between the heads of Rio Tinto Group and the New Zealand government last week. A Kiwi news source says Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed the matter […]

Site Preparation Begins For Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant In Western Malaysia

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that the firm’s Development Order for its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Malaysia has received all necessary approvals from the state, and the establishment works at the plant’s site have begun. Per Altech, activity currently ongoing at the site includes hoarding of the site; establishment of a site […]

Tellus Granted Permits For New Kaolin Mine In Western Australia

An Australian firm announced late last week that it had been given government approval to begin construction of a kaolin mining operation in the southwestern portion of the country. Sydney’s Tellus Holdings advised investors that it now has in hand the environmental approvals necessary to conduct mining operations at Coolgardie, 350 miles east of Perth. […]