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Jamaica expects reopening of Alpart to boost mining sector contribution to GDP in next few years /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jamaica’s Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry says that the re-opening of the JISCO Alpart bauxite/alumina plant has already created positive vibes in St Elizabeth and neighbouring Manchester. He says that this has marked a positive beginning and the revival of mini ...

Shandong alumina refineries to slowdown capacity expansion /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alumina capacity expansion in Shandong, one of China’s major alumina producing hub is going to witness limited progress in the foreseeable future, showed recent survey report produced by Shanghai Metals Market. Several major alumina refineries in the region said they would ...

Cleveland Cascades commissions unique chute for loading alumina effectively /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Cleveland Cascades recently commissioned one of the latest Cascade chutes in partnership with Reel Alesa for loading of alumina.   The company was looking for a flexible and transferrable solution that could remove the alumina product from 4 tankers into a hopper, and the ...

Guinea approves tax incentives for Rusal’s Friguia alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rusal operated Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea got its agreement over tax incentives approved from the country’s National Assembly, reported an article published on the Economic and Commercial Counsellor's Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in ...

Quantum Resources intends to enter high purity alumina business /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Quantum Resources is planning to acquire Australian private minerals exploration company Halcyon Resources as it intends to enter the high purity alumina (HPA) market. The company is planning a bid for all of Halcyon’s shares. The company said that they will continue to ...

Nalco puts all overseas projects on hold for expanding domestic capacity /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to Tapan Kumar Chand, Chairman of National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco), the company has put all overseas projects on hold, including one in Iran, as it aims to focus on increasing domestic capacity. Tapan Kumar Chand told Reuters, “Iran’s proposal is ...

Alpart to resume alumina production June 20 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jamaica's largest alumina refinery Alpart, now owned by Chinese metals giant JISCO, is to resume processing of bauxite to alumina on June 20, eight years after closing down operations in 2009, company officials said today.Patrick James, Alparts assistant managing director, told a ...

Jamaica Observer
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 ...

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 ...

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