Tomago Aluminium

Tomago Aluminium Supports Government-Run Natural Gas Power Plant If No Other Power Option Available

Tomago Aluminium Supports Government-Run Natural Gas Power Plant If No Other Power Option Available

The head of Queensland’s Tomago Aluminium told local media yesterday that he supports the federal government’s plan to build a natural gas power generation plant as long as his firm’s smelter gets a “like-for-like” supply of electricity when the nearby coal-fired plant...

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Rio Tinto Sweetens Pacific Aluminium Package with Australian Alumina Assets

Mining giant Rio Tinto Group is adding two alumina refineries in Australia to the Pacific Aluminium portfolio in an effort at sweetening the deal for potential suitors, according to a trio of sources claiming familiarity with the matter. According to an article run by Reuters earlier this week, Rio Tinto included the QAL and Yarwun […]

Tomago Smelter May Be Prime Customer for Potential Clean-Coal Plant in NSW

Citing rising prices and unreliable supplies of power to the plant, New South Wales’ Tomago Aluminium Company advised the federal and state government that it would potentially be a large-scale buyer of electricity from any low-emission coal-powered electricity plants that may be constructed in the area. The announcement is significant due to the fact that […]

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 […]