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Week in Review: Major advances in alumina industry around the world /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The alumina industry has observed some of the major ups and downs in the past week across the globe.  Let’s revisit the prominent news stories covering the week: Altech gains mining approval for Meckering deposit Altech Chemicals Limited announces that the Departme ...

Top five promising high purity alumina producers in the world /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The global high purity alumina market size was estimated at 25,315 tonnes per annum in 2016. A recent study says the demand for the commodity will grow at a CAGR of 16.7% from 2016 through 2024. An increasing trend in adoption of LED lighting and displays globally is seen as the ...

Bosnia's Alumina to produce 290,000 tonnes of alumina in 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Dr. Radislav Filipovic, Alumina’s director of business marketing and production in most of Zvornik collective, has announced in a statement on Tuesday February 14 that the company is planning to produce 290,000 tons of alumina in 2017. According to him, the company "Alum ...

Alcoa Pinjarra refinery's Sharron Freitas named WA’s resource woman of the year /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa’s Operations Centre Group Leader Sharron Freitas has taken out a major industry award for her contribution to the mining industry when she was named the 2017 Outstanding Operator/Technician/Trade Woman in the Chamber of Minerals and Energy’s Women in Resources A ...

Noranda Alumina LLC gets financial assistance to expand its business /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Noranda Alumina that operates an alumina refinery in Gramercy, US, gets financial support from the Siena Lending Group LLC, a finance company offering asset based loans. Siena Lending Group LLC has also provides $30 million asset-based revolving credit facility for New Day Alumin ...

EGA sends young engineers for five months training at Ma’aden refinery in Saudi Arabia /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, has seconded 10 young UAE National engineers abroad as part of its preparations for the start-up of its AED 11 billion Al Taweelah alumina refinery next year.EGA&rsquo ...

EGA Press Release
Outlook 2017: Where is alumina headed after ending in a supply deficit in 2016? /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alumina enters 2017 on a positive note. Its price advance last year was ahead of other commodities in the aluminium value chain, and the growing demand from China and Middle East aluminium makers suggests that those gains may be sustained this year as well. {newsStudioGallery} ...

EC directs Imerys to divest its La Bathie alumina operations /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Imerys S.A, the French multinational behemoth dealing in industrial mineral production and processing, will divest one of its newly purchased fused alumina operations in La Bathie in Savoie, France, reported sources familiar with the development. The move comes after the European ...

Bosai Minerals resumes production at its South China alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China's leading mining, manufacturing and processing groups and export trading corporation Bosai Minerals Group (or Nanchuan Minerals) has restarted production at its alumina refinery plant in Xianfeng, reported Shanghai Metals Market. The refinery, which brought down its produc ...

Alcoa to permanently pull down the shutters at Suralco alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa Corporation announced on Tuesday that it will permanently close the Suralco alumina refinery and bauxite mines in Suriname, which has been curtailed since November 2015.The Suriname government and Alcoa will continue to work on the agreement concerning Suralco’s remai ...