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Yunnan Regulators Order Further Aluminium Output Cuts As Winter Approaches

Yunnan Regulators Order Further Aluminium Output Cuts As Winter Approaches

Regulators in Yunnan province have warned aluminium producers powered by hydropower sources to keep average monthly outputs at August levels for the remainder of the year. A document from the Yunnan Development and Reform Commission obtained by Reuters ordered the cuts, which...


Henan Zhongfu To Move 250 Thousand MTPA Of Aluminium Production To Sichuan Province

Per an announcement made yesterday by corporate officials, People’s Republic of China aluminium producer Henan Zhongfu Industrial has opted to shutter a 250-thousand-metric-ton-per-annum aluminium smelter in the province, sending the production capacity southwest to Sichuan province. The capacity, operated by subsidiary Linfeng Aluminum has already been suspended. According to a statement submitted late Wednesday to […]

Xinfa Escapes Seasonal Aluminium Production Cuts To Capacity In Shandong

A top aluminium smelter in the People’s Republic of China has escaped winter metal production cuts for 2018-2019, and will be mandated to drop alumina production by only a tenth for two months this season. Per documents published by the Liaocheng Economic and Information Technology Committee and acquired by Reuters, Shandong Xinfa Aluminium Group is […]

Quartet Of NE China Cities Announce Cancellation Of Alumina Projects

Only days after the announcement by one northeastern Chinese city’s announcement that it would not go forward with what was planned to be the biggest alumina refinery on Earth, four more cities in the province announced that their own plans for alumina operations met their end on the chopping block as well. On Monday, wire […]

China To Repeat Winter Aluminium Output Cuts In November

The People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said yesterday that the winter output cuts it mandated last winter would happen again this year. Saying that the action is pursuant to Beijing’s wider objectives on air quality improvement, the MIIT declared that cuts of 30 percent for the alumina and aluminium sector […]