Alumina Limited

Alcoa of Australia Inks 9-Year Deal To Power Portland Aluminium Through 2035

Alcoa of Australia Inks 9-Year Deal To Power Portland Aluminium Through 2035

Alcoa Corporation’s joint partnership Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa) said this week that they have signed a new nine-year agreement with AGL Energy Limited (AGL) to supply Victoria’s Portland Aluminium Smelter with about half its necessary power requirements. The agreement is for a...


International Aluminium Institute Study Details Aluminium’s Significant Contribution To A Circular Economy

Industry trade group International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released a report this week detailing a study that shows aluminium beverage containers promote a circular economy better than any other material currently in use. According to the study, which looked at aluminium, glass, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic containers, aluminium is reused at about double the rate […]

Alcoa To Permanently Close Shuttered Alumina Refinery At Port Comfort

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced plans on Monday to permanently close its alumina refinery at Port Comfort, Texas. Alcoa says the decision comes as the result of a company-wide review of about a quarter of its production capacity with an eye toward improving costs and sustainable profitability. The 2.3 million metric tons per annum […]

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 […]

Alumina Ltd. Boss Sees Opportunity in Possible U.S. Aluminium Tariffs

Though many stakeholders in the global aluminium sector fear the consequences tariffs levied upon them by the United States government may have, Alumina Limited’s chief sees such a turn of events as an opportunity for his firm. Mike Ferraro indicated in an interview with The Australian Financial Review that increased tariffs on imported aluminium enacted […]