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Declining alumina cost helps Vedanta set eyes upon higher aluminium output /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Global mining and metals behemoth Vedanta is eyeing 1.6 million tonnes (mt) of aluminium output for the financial year 2017-18, encouraged by the falling alumina prices and a resilient LME aluminium. The company ended the last financial year with a record production of 1.2 MT pri ...

AlCircle.com
26/May/2017
Mike Ferraro succeeds Peter Wasow as the new Alumina Ltd CEO /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Former director of Melbourne's Alumina limited, Mike Ferraro is stepping in as the successor of CEO Peter Wasow, who announced his retirement on Monday May 22. Ferraro will be assuming his new office after Wassow retires on May 31, the company announced without giving any reason ...

AlCircle.com
23/May/2017
UC RUSAL increases corundum production at the Boksitogorsk alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

UC RUSAL, world’s second largest aluminium producer, announces that it has completed the modernization programme at the Boksitogorsk Alumina Refinery. The total amount of investment in the project amounted to USD1.65 mln. The project which was launched in October 2015 an ...

Rusal Press Release
19/May/2017
China’s Guizhou Galuminium puts 800,000 tpy alumina capacity on maintenance /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Guizhou Galuminium, one of the biggest alumina producers of China, has put all production lines at its alumina refineries under maintenance on account of the Big Data Expo scheduled for opening on May 25, Shanghai Metals Market reported. The alumina producer put up the "on maint ...

AlCircle.com
17/May/2017
Top five alumina producers from China /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bauxite production and alumina refining capacity have increased immensely across the major alumina producing regions of the world. Aluminium production has skyrocketed in Asia in the last one decade and China is currently producing about 53% of the total aluminium production. Thi ...

AlCircle.com
13/May/2017
China’s alumina output to grow in May: How realistic is the estimate? /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Estimated alumina output derived from China’s domestic production data is expected to improve this month. The country which reported 31.6 million tonnes of aluminium output in 2016 against the world total of 58.8 million tonnes (53.7 per cent) is estimated to produce 5.82 m ...

AlCircle.com
09/May/2017
Noranda signs long-term agreement with Concord Resources for smelter grade alumina /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Noranda has signed a long-term, exclusive offtake agreement with Concord Resources for smelter grade alumina produced at Noranda's Gramercy alumina refinery in Louisiana. Concord Resources has also agreed to a third party marketing arrangement for bauxite produced at its mining f ...

AlCircle.com
08/May/2017
ESS develops world's first viable & sustainable red mud solutions /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Earth Sustaining Sciences (ESS) that creates and delivers eco-societally sustainable solutions has developed a solution for neutralizing and managing red mud. ESS founder Wayne Sampey said ESS delivered financially and environmentally viable and sustainable red mud waste manageme ...

AlCircle.com
07/May/2017
Materion adds Durox 98 to its alumina ceramic product portfolio /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Materion Corporation yesterday announced that the company has added Durox 98 to its Durox family of alumina ceramic materials. The new Durox 98 is an expansion of company’s alumina ceramic product portfolio. The company developed Durox 98 to meet the demand for an alum ...

AlCircle.com
05/May/2017
UC RUSAL increases alumina production to 900 thousand tpy at Urals Aluminium Smelter /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

UC RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, announces the launch of a new digestion train at the Urals Aluminium Smelter (UAZ). The total amount of investment in the project exceeded 1.1 billion rubles. Upon commissioning the new digestion train that consists of 82 units, t ...

UC Rusal Press Release
28/Apr/2017