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Mitilineos Developing New Methods For Scandium Production From Bauxite

Mitilineos Developing New Methods For Scandium Production From Bauxite

Greek energy company Mitilineos announced last week its plan to enhance the use of its more economical method for extracting rare earth elements like scandium from bauxite ore. Mitilineos will be developing the new methods for scandium extraction from bauxite ore as...

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Indian Court Halts Odisha’s Auction Of Karlapat Bauxite Ore Tract

The government of the Indian state of Odisha has suspended the auction of the Karlapat bauxite and iron ore block after a regional court ordered the sale to be placed on hold. The court’s decision came after environmentalists filed suit to prevent the sale, as the block is adjacent to the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary. The […]

Alcoa To Restart Alumar Aluminium Refinery In Brazil After Six Year Shutdown

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week the reopening of its Alumar aluminium smelter in São Luís, Brazil. The operation has been shuttered since 2015. Alcoa says it is immediately restarting the facility, with the expectation that first metal will emanate from the plant in the middle of next year. The entire nameplate capacity […]

Gränges Issues SEK600 MM In Sustainability Linked Medium Term Notes

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB this week announced the successful placement of SEK600 million (US$69.3 million) of sustainability-linked bonds. The newly-issued bonds are five-year senior unsecured notes. The medium term notes are due in 2026 and feature a coupon of 3 months Stibor + 1.20 percent. Gränges says interest was much stronger than it […]