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Iranian Aluminium Production Up By 63 Percent From Last Spring

Iranian Aluminium Production Up By 63 Percent From Last Spring

Iranian aluminium producers teamed up to produce over 101 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the three months ending on June 20, good for an increase of almost two-thirds on the year. For the last month of the quarter Iran’s output...

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Metro’s Production Numbers For Q2 Exceed Expectations In Face Of Coronavirus

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. released production results for the year’s second quarter yesterday, noting that the just-ended term’s production was well above the firm’s expectations going into April. During the second quarter, production grew by leaps and bounds as time went on. In April Metro mined 415 thousand wet metric tons (WMT) of bauxite ore, […]

Chalco Soon To Ship First Bauxite Ore From Guinea Project

Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (Chalco) said late last month that it has begun preparing the first shipment from its bauxite operations in Guinea to China via ocean-going vessel. In a statement given to domestic media, Chalco said the initial shipment would soon arrive at the Fangchenggang port in Guangxi, but the firm did not […]

Power Restored To Paragominas And Alunorte After Tower Collapse

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA said late last week that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas, allowing production to ramp up to previous levels at both the mine and Alumina do Norte do Brasil’s alumina-refining operation. Hydro says it continues to work with local authorities to determine the cause of the power outage, […]

Chalco Cutting Alumina Production Rate By A Tenth In “Flexible Production” Measures

The world’s leading producer of alumina said on Thursday that it is entering “flexible production” that will translate into curtailing overall production by a tenth going forward. Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) indicated that cuts would be allocated across three alumina production lines at Shanxi Huaxing and Shanxi New Material in China’s northern reaches. […]