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Yunnan Regulators Order Further Aluminium Output Cuts As Winter Approaches

Yunnan Regulators Order Further Aluminium Output Cuts As Winter Approaches

Regulators in Yunnan province have warned aluminium producers powered by hydropower sources to keep average monthly outputs at August levels for the remainder of the year. A document from the Yunnan Development and Reform Commission obtained by Reuters ordered the cuts, which...

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Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week the expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on the Novelis Innovation Hub. The partnership will explore new areas in materials and process research with an eye toward increased sustainability and zero-carbon production by mid-century. Novelis says the partnership will continue building […]

Indian Government Approves ₹2.67 Billion In New Bauxite Mining Projects For Chhattisgarh

Earlier this week the Indian government approved of ₹2.67 billion (US$36.3 million) in new bauxite ore mining projects for the state of Chhattisgarh. On Tuesday, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel announced the approval of projects related to the Mineral Resources Department and Chhattisgarh State Mineral Development Corporation. In addition to bauxite ore projects, Baghel […]

Rusal To Begin Voluntary Compliance Reporting On Clean Air Activities

Russian aluminium behemoth UC Rusal is marking the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies by announcing a new voluntary report to be produced by the firm on its participation in Russia’s “Clean Air” initiative. Rusal says the report will be a detailed breakdown of its progress on efforts related to the Clean Air […]

Bauxite Production Continues In Guinea After Military Coup

A coup that ousted Guinean president Alpha Conde has resulted in a spike in bauxite prices to an 18-month high, as buyers in China and elsewhere are concerned about the stability of bauxite supplies in post-coup Guinea. President Alpha Conde was ousted from his position as Guinea’s chief executive on Sunday by the Guinean military. […]

Gramercy Alumina Refinery Back Online After Hurricane Ida Devastates Louisiana

The Gramercy aluminium refinery in Lousiana is back online after Hurricane Ida devastated the region last week. Stakeholder Concord Resources told industry media on Thursday that the plant was thoroughly checked after the storm prior to resuming production. Inspectors found no significant damage to the facility. “Alumina production at Gramercy went into a planned curtailment […]