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/images/lock.png Orbite appoints Charles Taschereau as Chief Operating Officer /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Orbite Technologies Inc. has announced the appointment of Charles Taschereau as Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company, effective June 6, 2016. Mr. Taschereau joins Orbite from Congo Equipment S.A.R.L., a Caterpillar equipment dealer with 1,200 employ ...

Orbite Technologies Press Release
/images/lock.png EU General Court orders recovery of alumina tax exemptions /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The General Court of the European Union issued judgments in joined cases upholding a decision of the European Commission ordering the repayment of tax exemptions granted by France, Ireland, and Italy for alumina production. Each of the countries- France, Ireland and Italy hav ...

/images/lock.png Noranda plans temporary closure of Gramercy alumina plant in May /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alumina manufacturer Noranda is delaying plans to cut jobs and close its St. James Parish plant after completing an expansion it hopes will spur business. The company warned more than 100 workers could lose their jobs if the efforts fail. Noranda, based in Franklin, Texas, tol ...

/images/lock.png Orbite strengthens Board of Directors /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Orbite Technologies Inc. has announced the appointment of Pierre Gignac as an independent member to the company's Board of Directors. Prior to his retirement in 2015, Mr. Gignac spent 17 years at Export Development Canada ("EDC") in a variety of senior roles, including Interim ...

Orbite Technologies Press Release
/images/lock.png Nabaltec AG to form a wholly-owned subsidiary in Tokyo /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Nabaltec AG, the leading German supplier of functional grade aluminium oxide and aluminium hydroxide for numerous innovative applications, will be further expanding its operations in Asia in the first quarter of 2016 with the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary based in Tokyo, ...

Nabaltec AG Press Release
/images/lock.png South32 warns of job cuts at its Worsley alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

South32 has warned of job losses at its Worsley alumina operation in the South West after announcing big staffing cuts at its South African manganese operation and flagging a writedown of $US1.7 billion. The BHP spin-off employs about 1800 workers at its bauxite mine near Bodd ...

/images/lock.png Alcoa refineries safe from WA bushfire /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Metals giant Alcoa says its West Australian alumina refining operations have not been affected by the Waroona bushfire. However, its Alcoa Farmlands business has sustained some damage as a result of the fire. The Farmlands offices, comprising two buildings, south of Hamel, ...

/images/lock.png Uncertainty looms over Anrak Aluminium's INR 7,000 cr alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A big question mark hangs over the future of Anrak Aluminium's Rachapalli alumina refinery located in Makavarapalem Mandal, about 90-km from Vishkhakhapatnam. With the Andhra Pradesh Government announcing the cancellation of the bauxite supply agreement that it had with Anrak Alu ...

/images/lock.png Bee Chems introduces activated alumina purifier for contaminated water /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The rise in pollution levels has contaminated the environment with harmful elements. Important elements like air and water, which are essential for sustenance of life on Earth, have become harmful for consumption, leading to measures being taken to purify them. To help individual ...

Bee Chems Press Release
/images/lock.png Hudson files amended PEA for Specialty Alumina production /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Hudson Resources Inc. informed on November 23, 2015 that the Corporate Finance Department of the B.C. Securities Commission had selected Hudson for a technical disclosure review. As a result of that review, a number of disclosure deficiencies were identified. On May 25, 2015, ...

Hudson Resources Press Release