Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco)

Chalco Ships First Bauxite From Boffa Mines In Guinea

Chalco Ships First Bauxite From Boffa Mines In Guinea

Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) earlier this week commenced the first shipment of its inaugural batch of bauxite ore from mines in the West African country of Guinea. According to a Chinese ship-tracking website, the first 55 thousand metric tons of...

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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. Commenting to Reuters at the Shanghai Derivatives Market Forum on Tuesday, the deputy […]

Though Chalco’s Production Fell In Q1, Profits Rose By 46 Percent

Thanks to recently weak prices, Aluminum Corp of China Ltd. (Chalco) reported a drop in first-quarter aluminium production of 6.9 percent on the year. Per a data sheet sent to analysts earlier this week, Chalco smelted 950 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the opening three months of the year, off from last year’s […]

Chalco Passes Rusal As World’s Second-Biggest Aluminium Producer

In a move that places it ahead of now-former second-place firm U.C. Rusal, the People’s Republic of China’s Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) said on Friday that it bumped up total production by 18 percent over the course of last year, making it the second-most-prolific aluminium producer on Earth. Reporting from Reuters described a […]

Chinese Aluminium Smelters Announce Additional 800 Thousand TPA In Production Cuts

Recognizing the damage excess capacity continues to wreak upon the country’s aluminium market, the People’s Republic of China’s top smelters agreed on Friday to ax a minimum of 800 thousand metric tons per annum of smelting capacity in the next several months. An official from the meeting’s host, the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA), […]