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Australian Bauxite Ltd.’s Bauxite Project In Northern Tasmania Yields More Neodymium

Australian Bauxite Ltd.’s Bauxite Project In Northern Tasmania Yields More Neodymium

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) relayed results earlier this week of a recent exploration of its DL130 bauxite project in Northern Tasmania. Per the firm, sampling at the site has shown a strong presence of the super-magnet rare earth element neodymium (Nd). The...

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Alunorte Becomes World’s First Alumina Refinery Certified Under ISO 55001

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week that its alumina refinery in Brazil has become the world’s first to achieve ISO 55001 certification, bringing its total certifications for safety and responsible production to seven. Additionally, Alunorte Alumina Norte Brasil S.A. will also be listed among ISO’s Technical Committee Members, which is another first. […]

Constellium Reports 7 Percent Drop In Revenue For Q1

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV released financial and production results for the year’s first quarter this week. The first quarter saw Constellium ship 2 percent less product on the year, down to 385 thousand metric tons. Shipments fell in the quarter thanks in part to a fall in shipments to its automotive and transportation […]

Norsk Hydro’s Bauxite Production Jumps By 9 Percent In The First Quarter

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA released results for the first quarter of 2021 this week. Strong extruded aluminium demand and a better overall price for primary aluminium helped buoy the period’s numbers. Revenue in the first quarter came to NOK31,951 million, up by 12 percent on the quarter and 1 percent on the year. […]

Rusal Begins Mining 14 MMT Bauxite Quarry In NW Russia

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the commencement of operations at its new open pit bauxite mine in northwest Russia. In a press release Rusal said the mine at Vezhayu-Vorykvinskoye in the Komi Republic. The mine has an estimated reserve of bauxite ore of 14 million metric tons. Also known as pit […]