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High Aluminium Prices Could Keep Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Afloat Beyond 2024

High Aluminium Prices Could Keep Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Afloat Beyond 2024

New Zealand officials feel confident that the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point will continue operating if primary aluminium prices continue to remain strong, but warn that keeping New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) open will come at the cost of increased greenhouse gas...


JAMALCO Planning IPO Of Jamaican Government’s 45 Percent Ownership

Jamaican bauxite mining and alumina refining firm JAMALCO could soon be launching an initial public offering (IPO) with the listing of the Jamaican government’s 45-percent share of the company on the open market. Minister of Finance and the Public Service Nigel Clarke told the Jamaican House of Representatives on Tuesday that an IPO is part […]

Rusal Donates US$105 MM To Fight Against Coronavirus Pandemic

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal donated US$105 million in financial aid to regional health care programs across the country in efforts at combating the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this month. The firm said in a press release that the funding has gone toward seven health care centers in Siberia and the Ural Mountains that opened a […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Grants Gränges Finspång Full Chain Of Custody Certification

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Gränges aluminium plant at Finspång against its Chain of Custody standard for sustainable aluminium production. The plant was also given full Performance Standard Certification status, replacing the provisional status it was awarded in February of this year. Gränges Finspång AB designs and manufactures rolled […]

Emirates Global Aluminium And GE To Explore Switching Gas Turbines To Hydrogen

In an effort at culling greenhouse gas emissions from its aluminium smelting operations, Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced over the weekend a Memorandum of Intent with GE Gas Power to convert EGA’s natural gas turbines to hydrogen-powered generators. In addition, the MoI also contemplates continued investigation into carbon capture, utilization, and storage at the […]