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Nalco faced by domestic market challenges for alumina value-addition, says Mines Minister /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India's state-owned integrated aluminium company National Aluminium Co. Ltd (Nalco) has been working on a strategy devised to add greater value to the alumina produced in-house; but a host of challenges is obstructing the PSU's way to attaining success in the transition- the dome ...

NRG Energy holds Sherwin Alumina responsible for cogen plant operations disruptions /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

NRG Energy's Gregory Power Partners LLC objected to the bankrupt company Sherwin Alumina's November 10 emergency motion at the bankruptcy court to expedite the hearing and objection deadlines on its bankruptcy reorganization and asset sale plan.Alumina producer Sherwin Alumina ha ...

Weiler Abrasives’ ultra-thin cutting wheels launched in zirconia alumina grain variety /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning has announced a new product in its Tiger® bonded abrasives lineup. The new Tiger UltraCut thin cutting wheels deliver lightning fast cuts, long wheel life ...

Weiler Abrasives Group Press release
Manchester looks at the revival of alumina industry and other businesses in the parish /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Parish of Manchester is located in west-central Jamaica, in the county of Middlesex which used to be a business hub and housed the major alumina plants that drove the economy. However, during recession time in 2008, the plants closed and the parish became prone to various cri ...

Sherwin Alumina to shut down Gregory plant; signs employee severance pay agreement with USW /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The United Steelworkers (USW) union announces that it has reached an agreement with the Sherwin Alumina management regarding preseravtion of pension plan and gains severance pay and other benefits for the USW members after the comapny's alumina refinery in Gregory shuts down offi ...

EU approves Imerys’s acquisition of alumina producers Alteo ARC and Alufin /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The European Commission has approved French minerals company Imerys’s proposal to acquire alumina producer Alteo ARC and Alufin GmbH Tabularoxid. The takeover is subject to certain conditions. The Commission said on Friday that Imerys, as well as the businesses it was plan ...

Noranda obtains court approval to sell alumina refinery in Gramercy, Louisiana and bauxite mining operation in St. Ann, Jamaica to DADA Holdings LLC /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation today announced Court approval for the sale of the Company's alumina refinery in Gramercy, Louisiana and bauxite mining operation in St. Ann, Jamaica. Following a competitive auction, New Day Aluminum LLC, an affiliate of DADA Holdings LLC, wa ...

Noranda Press Release
Australia’s Federal Treasurer urged to rethink Moly Mines’ takeover offer for Gulf Alumina /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to an Aluminium Insider report, Australian government has asked Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison to reject the effort of the Chinese firm intending to acquire Gulf Alumina. Expressing his doubt about the company’s integrity, Parliament Member for Leichhardt Warren ...

Sherwin to close its Gregory alumina refinery on Friday /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Glencore subsidiary Sherwin Alumina is poised to down the shutters of its alumina refinery in Gregory, Texas, said a union official on Friday. A federal bankruptcy judge has allowed more time to the 1.65 million mt/year operations to wind down its operations. The alumina refiner ...

Alcoa Inc. and Alumina Limited announce amendments to AWAC joint venture /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) (“Alcoa”) and Alumina Limited (ASX:AWC) (“Alumina”) today announced that they have agreed to make certain changes to the Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (“AWAC”) joint venture that will enhance value for Alcoa, Alumina, a ...

Alcoa Press Release