NZAS Says Cleanup At Tiwai Point To Top A$687 MM

NZAS Says Cleanup At Tiwai Point To Top A$687 MM

The firm that operates Tiwai Point aluminium smelter said it plans to remediate the site whether it is shut down in two years, but that the cost of doing so has doubled since the last estimate. New Zealand Aluminium Smelter’s chief executive...


Australia Government Enacts Immediate Ban On Bauxite And Alumina To Russia

Last week the Australian government announced that it has banned with immediate effect the import of bauxite and alumina from Russian suppliers, citing the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russia’s military forces. In a statement released by several of Australia’s government ministries, Canberra noted that the move would greatly inhibit Russia’s ability to produce its […]

ABx Inks Agreement With Alumin To Develop Sunrise Bauxite Project In Queensland

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) and Australian special purpose vehicle company Alumin Pty Ltd (Alumin) signed an agreement this week to develop the Sunrise Bauxite Project on the Binjour plateau, 70 miles inland of Bundaberg in Queensland. Per the new agreement, Alumin will pay up to A$18 million into the project for development costs. Alumin’s contributions […]

Rio Tinto To Begin Removal Of Spent Pot Lining At Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter

Tiwai Point aluminium smelter’s majority stakeholder Rio Tinto Group says it will soon begin removing the hazardous spent pot lining from the site as part of its initiative to clean the site that has been used for aluminium production for half a century. The smelter has recently come under pressure to remove the hazardous substance […]