Tomago Aluminium Smelter Battling Back Against COVID-19 And Associated Supply Chain Woes

Tomago Aluminium Smelter Battling Back Against COVID-19 And Associated Supply Chain Woes

Rio Tinto’s Tomago aluminium smelter in Australia has developed a wide range of contingency plans to address persistent shortages occasioned by the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic. “Anything that comes by a container is being delayed,” CEO Matt Howell lamented in a wide-ranging...


Century Aluminum Applauds Biden Administration’s Push To Strengthen American Manufacturing

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company voiced its support for President Joe Biden’s executive order to support American manufacturers, businesses, and workers, noting that the initiative is crucial to recovering economically from the economic downturn caused by the global coronavirus epidemic. Century Aluminum noted the importance of rebuilding the United States’ manufacturing base and […]

EGA Lends Valuable Assistance To COVID-19 Hospital In Guinea

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) inaugurated the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Field Hospital in the Guinean capitol Conakry. The facility will aid the country in responding to the local effects of the coronavirus pandemic. EGA said the field hospital was built in a record 30 days […]

Norsk Hydro Says Production Up But Sales Down In April And May Thanks To COVID-19

Noting the unique situation in which the global economy has found itself in recent months, Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA updated investors as to production volumes for the past two months, detailing a more or less increase in production but showing a steep decline in sales over the period. Per the firm, production volumes […]

GAC Provides COVID-19 Aid To Guinean People Via Hundreds Of Temporary Jobs

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that its subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation has begun to offer support for the Boke region to ease the suffering caused by the current coronavirus pandemic. EGA said that subsidiary GAC is sponsoring the production of soaps, facemasks, and other protective equipment by local producers in an effort […]

Construction Commences At Altech’s High-Purity Alumina Project

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors on the progress of construction at its high-purity alumina (HPA) site in Johor, Malaysia, which has recommenced in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. The firm said construction was halted for a month by the Malaysian government on March 18 in an effort at slowing the spread […]