Aluminium Bahrain Visits Mitsubishi Heavy Industries As New Gas Turbine Nears Completion

Aluminium Bahrain Visits Mitsubishi Heavy Industries As New Gas Turbine Nears Completion

Aluminium Bahrain’s top brass toured the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries facilities in Japan last week in anticipation of its shipping and delivery of Alba’s new cutting-edge gas turbine to the firm’s aluminium plant in Bahrain. Alba’s chair Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij...


Aluminium Bahrain Inks MoU With Mitsubishi Heavy Industries On Carbon Capture

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced this week the execution of a memorandum of understanding with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA Ltd. (MHI EMEA), part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, to partner in efforts at reducing Alba’s overall carbon emissions. The memorandum is unique among aluminium smelters and will begin with a feasibility study to determine […]

South32 Boosts Stake In Mozal Aluminium By 15 Percent

Australian metals miner South32 increased its share in Mozambique’s Mozal Aluminium earlier this week, increasing its stake in the aluminium smelter to slightly over 72 percent. South32 bought the additional 15 percent share from Mitsubishi subsidiary MCA Metals Holding for US$250 million. Remaining shareholders are the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, which holds 24 […]

Mitsubishi To Buy 30 Percent Stake In Glencore’s Aurukun Bauxite Project

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation announced last week an agreement with Glencore plc to take a 30-percent share of the latter’s Aurukun Bauxite Project in Australia. No price terms were given by either party at the time of announcement. Though Mitsubishi currently has interests in the aluminium smelting and trading sector, the purchase will mark the […]

Mitsubishi Aluminum Co. Stripped of JIS Certification At Susono Plant

Fallout from Japan’s quality-control scandal continues this month after the Japanese government announced the revocation of Japanese Industrial Standards certification for certain aluminium products produced by Mitsubishi Aluminum Co. An announcement by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on Friday revealed that the private certification body chose to rescind certification for the Mitsubishi Materials […]

Kobelco Audit Reveals Falsified Aluminium Inspection Data

Japanese steel titan Kobe Steel, Ltd. (Kobelco) admitted on Sunday to falsifying inspection data for exports of aluminium and copper. Kobelco said that the information came to light after an in-house review of the data. According to the firm, the misclassified exports were shipped to about 200 clients. The review found misclassified data for about […]