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Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Australian Alumina Refineries

Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Australian Alumina Refineries

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation said this week that it is preparing a “step change” in the production of alumina that would eliminate 70 percent of the emissions generated in the process by adapting renewable energy as a power source. Alcoa’s Australia...

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FYI Resources Inks MOU With Alcoa Of Australia Over High-Purity Alumina

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. announced yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding with Alcoa of Australia to develop high-purity alumina (HPA). According to industry media, variability trials at the pilot plant will determine the viability of such a partnership, which would involve jointly developing FYI’s HPA refining project. FYI is working to develop a process […]

Alcoa Of Australia Inks Trio Of Natural Gas Contracts To Supply Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup Alumina Refineries

Western Australia’s Alcoa of Australia Limited announced earlier this week an agreement with a trio of energy providers to supply one-quarter of the firm’s requirement for natural gas beginning in 2020. Per a company press release, Alcoa of Australia has contracted with BHP Billiton, Chevron, and Woodside on deals that will supplement agreements with Quadrant […]

AWAC to Close Suriname’s Suralco Refinery

Aluminium producer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday that it would be closing the Suralco alumina refinery and bauxite mines in Suriname. The firm said in a press release that the mine had been curtailed for over a year prior to this announcement. Alcoa said also that it would not close the refinery’s power source, the Afobaka […]