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Rusal Delivers 10 Thousand Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Guinea

Rusal Delivers 10 Thousand Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Guinea

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced on Thursday that it has delivered a batch of Sputnik V vaccine to Guinea. The Sputnik V vaccine is the first registered vaccine against the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. A delegation of Russian government officials...

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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 […]

Coronavirus Moves LME Trading Online, Aluminium Crashes

For the first time since World War II, the London Metal Exchange temporarily closed trading in response to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, moving its activity online. This follows after it moved last week to Chelmsford, a small town in Essex, in order to “minimize the transit” of employees and traders through London. On March […]