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Rusal’s Guinea Friguia alumina refinery to resume production in April 2018 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rusal operated Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea is readying to come online in first half of 2018. The reconstruction work at the site is progressing as planned, informed Rusal’s Guinea branch general manager Pavel Vassiliev. According to the latest update, reconstructi ...

Noranda plans $35 mln investment for St. James Parish alumina refinery face-lift /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

New Day Aluminium subsidiary Noranda Bauxite & Alumina is planning to invest US$35 million for expansion and upgradation of an alumina refinery in St. James Parish, CEO David D’Addario announced on Friday, May 19. The company having bauxite mining operations in Jamaica ...

Orbite reports Q1 2017 results; net loss up due to increasing project cost /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Orbite Technologies Inc. reports its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. The company reports production of close to 2 tonnes of the first 4N5+ high purity alumina ("HPA") from the Company's HPA plant in early 2017. Ramp-up of production ...

Altech appoints SMS group as EPC contractor for Malaysian HPA plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Altech Chemicals Limited has appointed German engineering firm SMS group GmbH (SMS) as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for its proposed Malaysian high purity alumina (HPA) plant. A key condition of Altech’s application for German export cre ...

Altech Chemicals Press Release
Alpart to open second alumina refinery & aluminium foil plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) is setting up a new facility in Jamaica. Jamaican Finance Minister Audley Shaw made the disclosure at a town hall that the company is expected to build second alumina refinery soon. The new alumina plant is expected to produce 2,000 tonnes of ...

Burnbury rail communication upgrade to improve Worsley Alumina’s freight network /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Western Australia based rail infrastructure and access provider Brookfield Rail has undertaken major upgrade works on its South West radio communication network. The upgrade aimed to improve efficiency and safety along the railway line from Perth to Burnbury will also service the ...

JNARDDC to extract rare earth elements from red mud /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC), Nagpur is working to develop cheaper methods to extract rare earth elements (REE) from the waste generated from aluminium industry. The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and JNARD ...

PFS indicates 19.4 MT of alumina resources at Potash Ridge’s Blawn Mountain project /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Potash Ridge Corporation, a leading producer of potassium sulphate in North America has announced an update to the independent NI 43-101 Prefeasibility Technical Report for its Blawn Mountain Project dated January 18, 2017.  PFS indicates the production of 232,000 tons pe ...

China’s Bosai Minerals plans 10 bln yuan investment for Liaoning alumina plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China's noted mineral producer Chongqing Bosai Minerals Group has entered into a strategic agreement with the government of Gaizhou to build an alumina refinery project in Shagang, Gaizhou in Liaoning Province. The company intends to spend an initial amount of 10 billion yu ...

JISCO to restart Jamaica’s 2-million tpa Alpart Alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China's Gansu Province-based steelmaker Jiuquan Iron & Steel Group (JISCO) Co. has announced the commencement of a 14-MegaWatt gas turbine on April 6. The gas turbine project is aimed at restarting Alpart Alumina plant in Jamaica. As per Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) report, ...