Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco)

Price, Not Shortages, Will Determine Chalco’s Desire To Import Alumina

Price, Not Shortages, Will Determine Chalco’s Desire To Import Alumina

Despite shortages in the country’s northern reaches, the Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) is not planning to increase imports of alumina unless and until prices reach a commercially-justifiable level. Such was the message conveyed by a company representative earlier this week....

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Alufer’s First Shipment Of Guinean Bauxite Ore Arrives In China

Bauxite miner Alufer Mining Limited announced last week the safe arrival of the firm’s inaugural Capesize shipment of bauxite from its Bel Air Mine in Guinea to the port of Qingdao in the People’s Republic of China. The 203,009-metric-ton shipment was purchased by Chalco Shandong, a subsidiary of the Aluminium Company of China Limited (Chalco), […]

COSCO Shopping For 25 New Ore Carriers To Transport Bauxite From Guinea

According to sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal late last week, China COSCO Shipping is in the market for over two dozen new ore-shipping vessels intended for transporting bauxite ore from Guinean ports to China for use in feeding Aluminium Corp. of China (Chalco) aluminium smelters. Per the sources, who spoke on condition […]

Chalco Breaks Ground On Boffa Bauxite Project In Guinea

State-run smelter Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) announced yesterday the start of construction at its Boffa bauxite project in Guinea. Reuters reported Monday that the company released a statement saying that a groundbreaking ceremony took place this weekend at the site. No further details were available at press time. Earlier this year Chalco said production […]

China’s Aluminium and Alumina Operations Spared By Typhoon Mangkhut

Aluminium smelters and alumina refineries have thus far been spared the ravages of Typhoon Mangkhut according to sources on the ground in southern China. Sources who spoke to Platts over the weekend confirmed only minor inconveniences to operations in the area. “Maybe deliveries on the roads have been slightly affected, but nothing has impacted production […]