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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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Chinalco Inks Partnership With Yunnan Aluminium for Access to 1.6 MTPA Smelting Capacity

A partnership announced yesterday by Yunnan Aluminium between Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) and Yunnan Metallurgical Group will see the emergence of a new Chinalco with greater access to the significant hydropower resources of Yunnan province. Per an agreement signed in Kunming on Sunday, Yunnan Metallurgical Group, owner of Yunnan Aluminum Co Ltd., is to […]

Chalco to Ship Up To 50,000 Tonnes of Alumina Overseas By Month’s End: Lu Dongliang

A rise in alumina prices over the past several months thanks to United States sanctions of Rusal and outages at Alunorte has prompted Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) to take the unusual step of selling the aluminium precursor to buyers abroad. “We ourselves have 30,000-50,000 tonnes (of alumina exports this month),” revealed Chalco’s president […]

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. […]