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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 ...

AlCircle.com
01/Mar/2017
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
20/Jan/2017
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} ...

AlCircle.com
12/Jan/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
12/Jan/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
11/Jan/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
04/Jan/2017
Scarcity of alumina poses hurdles to the development of Iran’s aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Iran has about 350,000 tons of yearly aluminium output capacity and the country is endowed with potential for the development of a successful aluminium industry. The country has cheap power as it is endowed with immense natural gas reserves. Qualified yet cheap labour force, prod ...

AlCircle.com
27/Dec/2016
Rewind 2016: Top headlines of the global alumina industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

2016 has been a reasonably good year for alumina. The commodity, unlike other components in the entire cyclical asset basket, witnessed a sustained demand push all through, thanks to a global deficit market and prices kept rising supported by supply concerns arising mainly out of ...

AlCircle.com
21/Dec/2016
Hydro appoints new Executive Vice President for Bauxite and Alumina /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Silvio Porto is appointed new Executive Vice President Bauxite and Alumina, and member of Hydro's Corporate Management Board. The change is effective as of December 13, 2016.Silvio Porto comes from the position as Chief Operational Officer (COO) in Bauxite and Alumina. He joined ...

Hydro Press Release
13/Dec/2016
Top Ten Alumina Companies in the World /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The dynamics of the global alumina industry has undergone a sea-change over the last five years. Driven by a humongous demand for aluminium in China, followed by other growth areas such as the Middle East and India, bauxite production and alumina refining capacity has increased i ...

AlCircle.com
10/Dec/2016