Latin America

Norsk Hydro Alerts Bauxite Customers of Supply Problems from Brazilian Mine

Norsk Hydro Alerts Bauxite Customers of Supply Problems from Brazilian Mine

Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday issued a notice of force majeure to buyers of its bauxite, as a lack of water in the area has prevented Brazilian miner Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN) from delivering sufficient levels of ore to cover its contractual...

Events

Jamaican Pols Voice Their Optimism Over Alpart’s Restart Next Month

Telling onlookers of his satisfaction with the prospect of the Alumina Partners of Jamaica plant’s resumption of full production at its bauxite and alumina operations in a matter of weeks, Jamaica’s opposition leader Dr. Peter Phillips toured the facility at St. Elizabeth on Friday. The president of the People’s National Party was joined by fellow […]

Alpart Plans New Alumina Refinery for Jamaica

Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) is preparing to build another alumina refinery on the island according to Jamaican Finance Minister Audley Shaw. In remarks made at a town hall in St. Ann, Shaw revealed that the firm is planning to construct its second plant, which is expected to turn out two thousand metric tons of […]

Guyanese Government Reassessing Once-Thriving Bauxite Industry

The government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana is expecting the imminent delivery of a report detailing the state of the country’s bauxite industry. “We are currently reviewing the industry to see where our reserves are and the future of the industry,” explained Guyana’s Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman. The report, which comes at the […]

EGA Among Four New Members of The Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association announced the addition of four new members last Friday. It now counts Almexa Alumino, Emirates Global Aluminium, Linde LLC, and Material Sciences Corporation among its numbers. Almexa Alumino joins the Association as a producer member. The company is based in Cuautitlan, Mexico and operates three plants that produce aluminium plate, sheet, and […]