Alumina Limited

Half of Damaged Aluminium Production Back Online at Alcoa’s Portland Smelter

Half of Damaged Aluminium Production Back Online at Alcoa’s Portland Smelter

Another step in the recovery of Alcoa’s Portland plant was taken this week, as the firm announced that half the capacity it lost in a power blackout six months ago is now back online. The Portland smelter has been running at about...


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 […]

Alumina Ltd. Files Counterclaim in Alcoa’s Declaratory-Judgment Suit

Australian firm Alumina Limited filed a counterclaim late in the business day on Friday to Alcoa’s action for declaratory relief, which was begun in late May due to a concern raised by Alumina Ltd. over the rights of its shareholders in Alcoa’s planned split later this year. Alumina Ltd’s sole business activity is as the […]

Alcoa Seeks Declaratory Relief Regarding Rights Issue with Alumina Ltd

Alcoa’s planned split has run into a snag due to Australia’s Alumina Ltd and comments it has made regarding the “serious concerns” it has for the demerger’s impact upon a joint venture in which both parties have substantial interests. The Melbourne firm said in a statement that it was concerned that the split would “result […]

Alcoa Seals Bauxite Supply Contracts Worth US$350 MM

American aluminium supplier Alcoa announced Wednesday that Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC), a joint venture between Alcoa and Alumina Limited of Australia, signed several bauxite supply contracts valued in the aggregate at US$350 million over the coming two years. The firm says the contracts will have them supplying customers in China, Europe, and Brazil […]