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Alcoa To Permanently Close Shuttered Alumina Refinery At Port Comfort

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...


Ferraro Replaces Wasow as Alumina Ltd.’s CEO

Melbourne’s Alumina Limited announced the retirement of CEO Peter Wasow from the company earlier today. Wasow’s successor in the role will be now-former director Mike Ferraro. The firm gave no reason for Wasow’s departure in the announcement. Ferraro, who will be replacing him upon his retirement on May 31, operates a commercial and resource law […]

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 […]

AWAC Inks First Major Bauxite Supply Agreement with Third-Party Buyer

Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday that its joint venture Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC) has obtained its first significant supply contract with a third party. AWAC has agreed to supply 400 thousand bone dry metric tons (400 million kilograms with zero percent moisture content) from its Huntly mine in Western Australia. Alcoa did not identify […]