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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
Henan alumina refinery downs shutters amid danger of potential red-mud landslide /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Henan Xiangjiang Wanji Aluminum Co. owned alumina refinery in China's Wanji has been shut down on account of a potential red mud landslide. According to CRU, no probable timeline has been announced yet for reopening the facility.However, CRU consultant Jackie Wang opines that the ...

Vedanta's Lanjigarh alumina refinery revives second stream operations /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

London listed metals and minerals giant Vedanata Resources has resumed work at its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Odisha. The company had idled the second stream at the refinery on sourcing constraints of bauxite, the principal raw material for alumina production. But, now as a ...

Sherwin Alumina to cease operations at Gregory plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to the sources close to Sherwin Alumina, the company is contemplating closure of operations at its Gregory plant. The company had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this year and had undergone an auction that landed alumina refinery business in the hands ...