Western Australia

Alcoa of Australia and FYI Resources Plan Week-Long Test Of High-Purity Alumina Plant

Alcoa of Australia and FYI Resources Plan Week-Long Test Of High-Purity Alumina Plant

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. has entered into a partnership with Alcoa of Australia to run a trial at FYI’s high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Western Australia. FYI said earlier this week that the trial would be a 7-day, 24-hour run...

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Alcoa Of Australia Inks Trio Of Natural Gas Contracts To Supply Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup Alumina Refineries

Western Australia’s Alcoa of Australia Limited announced earlier this week an agreement with a trio of energy providers to supply one-quarter of the firm’s requirement for natural gas beginning in 2020. Per a company press release, Alcoa of Australia has contracted with BHP Billiton, Chevron, and Woodside on deals that will supplement agreements with Quadrant […]

Altech Exercises Option to Purchases Kaolin Mining Land in Western Australia

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has exercised its option to purchase approximately 230 acres surrounding its kaolin mining lease at Meckering, Western Australia. No financial terms for the purchase were released by the firm. According to the firm, mining lease M70/1334 encompasses around 12.7 million metric tons of Al2O3, with an […]

Altech Secures State Approval to Operate Kaolinite Mine At Meckering

Perth’s Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum has approved the mining proposal and mine closure plan for the firm’s planned mining of a kaolinite deposit near Meckering. According to the firm, this approval represents the clearance of a major hurdle along the path to opening the mine that […]