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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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
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 ...

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