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China Hongqiao Begins Production At Hydroelectricity-Powered Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

China Hongqiao Begins Production At Hydroelectricity-Powered Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

China’s aluminium smelting leviathan China Hongqiao Group Ltd. said last week it has begun the initial phase of production at an aluminium smelter in Yunnan that is powered via hydroelectricity. The new aluminium plant is run by Hongqiao affiliate Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering...

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China Hongqiao Planning New Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd. is reportedly in talks with officials from the Yunnan provincial government to build a new aluminium smelter in the region. “They are in the process of discussing this issue,” explained Yunnan’s vice governor Dong Hua to Reuters earlier this week. “Once they have discussed it, you will know.” […]

Opening Of Henan Shenhuo Smelter In Yunnan Delayed Due To Adverse Weather

The opening of a new aluminium smelter in Yunnan province has been postponed by Henan Shenhuo Group due to adverse weather and the resulting delays in construction according to statements made by a company spokesperson on Wednesday. The plant, which is located in Wenshan prefecture, is slated to have a nameplate capacity of 900 thousand […]

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]

Henan Shenhuo Announces Relocation of 450 Kt of Aluminium Smelting Capacity to Yunnan

Seen by many as a continuing testament to Yunnan province’s growing attractiveness to the country’s aluminium smelters, Henan Shenhuo Coal & Power Co will soon be transferring almost half a million metric tons of smelting capacity to the province. Per a notice released by the Yunnan Industry and Information Technology Commission, the firm plans to […]