Australia

Stage One Construction Well Underway At Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant In Malaysia

Stage One Construction Well Underway At Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Plant In Malaysia

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors on progress at its high-purity alumina plant in Johor, Malaysia on Tuesday, noting that stage 1 construction at the site continued as scheduled. Per the firm, the site has been established and fenced, and the...

Despite Rains, Metro Mining Carries Out Improvements At Bauxite Hills Mine

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. updated investors regarding operations at Bauxite Hills Mine yesterday, detailing the events that have taken place over the wet season and since the firm’s announced transition to the site’s owner-operator. Per the press release, Metro ended mining operations in December, shifting the focus at the site to maintenance and infrastructure improvements. […]

South32’s Profit Rises By 35 Percent In FY 19-20’s Front Half

Australian metals miner South32 Limited released results for the first half of FY 2018-19 on Thursday, turning in production numbers essentially level with previous periods but respectable growth in financial returns. In the fiscal year’s first half the firm reported revenue of US$3,811 million, up by 9 percent on the year from last year’s total […]

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 […]