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Civmec secures contract for Alcoa’s Pinjarra alumina refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia-based Civmec Limited announced that the company secured Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract as well as other new construction and maintenance contracts, totalling approximately AUD $90 million. Apart from a civil concrete contract by Altura Mining ...

China’s project line-up features alumina expansion plan in Henan /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium industry in China has a line-up of projects ready in place to steam up production in the coming quarters. Among a number of new smelter projects and old capacity restart plans is the alumina capacity expansion plan in Henan. East Hope (Sanmenxia) Aluminum announced tha ...

Vedanta hopeful of nod for 50% ramp up in capacity at Lanjigarh refinery /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Vedanta is looking at the possibility of expanding its alumina refinery capacity at Lanjigarh beyond the existing limit of four million tonne per annum (mtpa). The refinery's rated capacity is six mtpa and Vedanta expects to get all clearances to operate ...

Jamaica optimistic about reopening of Alpart refinery on June 20, JISCO has bigger plans for the plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

With Alpart refinery in Jamaica set to resume alumina refining operations from June 20, after an eight-year shutdown, the owners as well as local people are expecting the plant to gradually return to its annual production capacity of 1.65 million tonnes in early 2018 boosting &nb ...

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 ...