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Guinean Government Extends Deadline For Alumina Refinery Plans After None Are Submitted

Guinean Government Extends Deadline For Alumina Refinery Plans After None Are Submitted

The Guinean government has extended the deadline for bauxite firms to present plans for construction of in-country alumina refineries by another ten days last week, pushing back a deadline that lapsed at the end of last month. According to the country’s ruling...

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Workers At Rusal Mine In Guinea Declare Strike

Russian aluminium giant Rusal said earlier this week that a strike at its Compagnie des Bauxites de Dian Dian (COBAD) operation is illegal. Union leaders at COBAD said operations at the plant have come to a halt in protest of the working conditions and pay at the site. Union leader Yamoussa Bangoura told Reuters that […]

Russia’s Metal Sector Must Change To Adapt To “Illegal” Sanctions: Putin

Russia’s aluminium sector could be in for some major changes to combat sanctions against the country, as raw materials and sales of finished product have been hampered due to limits enacted by the global community. Such was the message delivered by Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. In a televised meeting with various metals industry […]

Rusal Pushes Back Against Rio Tinto’s Takeover Of Queensland Alumina

Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal fired back at its partner at Queensland Alumina Ltd., Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group after the latter stepped in and took control of Rusal’s 20-percent share of the operation earlier this month. Citing sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and specifically a ban on alumina exports to […]

Rio Tinto Takes Full Control Of Queensland Alumina Refinery From UC Rusal

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group has taken full control of the Queensland alumina refinery it shares with Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal, boxing out the embattled firm that is already suffering due to sanctions imposed upon Russian businesses in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. According to an emailed statement, Rio […]