New South Wales

Tomago Aluminium Raises Pace Of Transition To Sustainable Power Production

Tomago Aluminium Raises Pace Of Transition To Sustainable Power Production

Australia’s biggest aluminium smelter said last week it is ramping up its push to phase out carbon-emitting production by transitioning to the use of renewable energy. According to local media, the drive to renewable power production and storage will be a priority...


ABx Identifies Refractory-Grade Bauxite Deposit in NSW

Australian Bauxite Limited announced yesterday that it has discovered a layer of refractory-grade bauxite ore in the Penrose state forest, fifty-six miles from Port Kembla. Although ABx has been selling more cement-grade and fertilizer-grade bauxite in recent months, the market for refractory-grade bauxite is lucrative indeed. Such bauxite is used for abrasives and heat-containment applications […]

Power Blackouts in NSW Threaten Tomago Aluminium

New South Wales’ Tomago aluminium smelter is hoping to avoid a “catastrophe” after being forced to shut down production on its three potlines due to severe power shortages in the area. The state’s power grid has been pushed to the max and beyond in recent days as temperatures have risen above the century mark over […]

Queensland Bauxite Negotiating with Rail Company for Development of NSW Reserves

Australian mining company Queensland Bauxite has opened negotiations with Australian Infrastructure Developments (AID) to explore options for the transport of the former’s bauxite production in New South Wales. AID, a freight project developer, is proposing to build a national freight infrastructure connecting the country’s western inland corridor at Moree to Glen Innes, where it would […]