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ABx Seals Deal For Sale Of 30 Thousand MT Of Custom Bauxite Ore

ABx Seals Deal For Sale Of 30 Thousand MT Of Custom Bauxite Ore

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the firm’s latest sale of bauxite ore from its operations at the Bald Hill Bauxite Mine in northern Tasmania. Per the firm’s press release, the sale will have ABx delivering approximately 30 thousand metric tons (with...

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ALCORE Ltd. Completes Stage 1 Aluminium Fluoride Lab In NSW

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced the acquisition by its subsidiary ALCORE Limited of the necessary equipment to produce test samples as well as the completion of construction of its Stage 1 Core Laboratory, both of which milestones it reached ahead of schedule and under budget. Per the firm, construction of the laboratory began on July […]

More Ex-China Aluminium Capacity Needed To Meet Rising Demand: Rio Tinto’s Barrios

Forecasters at Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto Group see ex-China inventory receding over then next few years as demand continues to spike. Such was the message conveyed by Alf Barrios, Rio’s aluminum chief executive officer, in a recent interview with financial media. Per Barrios, ex-China producers must soon begin building aluminium-smelting capacity to keep pace […]

Australian Red Mud Management Technology Receives Major Funding Boost

A project to convert red mud waste created by refining alumina by the University of Queensland Sustainable Minerals Institute received significant financial backing earlier this week, as the project announce the accumulation of almost A$500,000 to pursue its research. Though details of the research are scarce, the project, headed up by Dr. Tuan Nguyen, is […]

Rio Tinto To Supply Nespresso With Solely ASI Certified Aluminium By 2020

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. and Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced earlier today a compact to collaborate on producing Nespresso packets made from Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Certified Aluminium. Per the agreement, Nespresso and Rio Tinto expect to produce packets from 100 percent sustainable aluminium within the next two years, offering consumers […]

Pure Alumina Ltd. Distributes First HPA Samples To Potential Buyers

The high-purity alumina (HPA) market will soon have a new player, as Australian firm Pure Alumina Limited last week distributed samples from the undeveloped Yenden project to potential customers for assessment. Distribution of samples to potential buyers, which the firm says was requested by several interested parties during recent marketing forays through Asia and the […]