Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco)

China’s Aluminium and Alumina Operations Spared By Typhoon Mangkhut

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...

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Rusal Crisis Teases Out Alumina Exports of Up To 500k Tonnes from China

Due to sanctions placed by the United States government upon Rusal and the resulting scarcity of it, alumina refiners in the People’s Republic of China have begun shipments of the material to overseas buyers in loads of up to 500 thousand metric tons. According to sources who spoke to Reuters, Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) […]

Aluminium Price Drop Sinks Chalco Profits by 19.4 Percent in Q1

Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) released first-quarter results on Monday, turning in a net profit in the quarter lower by 19.4 percent from the previous year. For the just-ended quarter China’s biggest state-run aluminium smelter recorded CNY308.6 million in net profits, off from adjusted net profits of CNY382.9 million in the first quarter of […]

China’s Aluminium Production in December Up by 15.3 Percent From Previous Month

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium production came roaring back in December to levels not seen since early summer according to numbers released by the government on Thursday. China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that the Middle Kingdom produced 2.71 million metric tons in the final month of 2017, good for a 15.3-percent rise […]

Chalco’s Guinea Bauxite Project to Begin Production Within Months

Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) said late last week that it anticipates producing bauxite ore at its project in Guinea either later this year or early next year. “It is predicted that at the end of this year or the beginning of next year we will launch,” explained Chalco senior vice president Lu Dongliang. […]