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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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
Altech posts an update on its proposed Malaysian HPA plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Altech Chemicals Limited yesterday released an update on the detailed design and engineering work for its proposed Malaysian high purity alumina (HPA) plant. Around 55 M+W Group personnel located in both Germany and Singapore are assigned to company’s HPA project.   ...

India’s growing Li-ion battery market to charge up high purity alumina consumption /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India is on a fast track of growth. Pegged to be the fastest growing economy in the world in 2017-18 (forecasted growth rate 7.2%) as projected by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the country stands to offer many emerging sectors the right opportunity to grow. One such sect ...

Jamaica’s bauxite and alumina sector development to create more jobs /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jamaica’s former Minister of Transport and Works Mike Henry said yesterday during his contribution to the 2017/18 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives that more than 1,000 employment opportunities  are likely to be created as a result of developments in the ...