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Week in Review: Top news from global bauxite sector

A weekly recap to bring you up-to-date information on bauxite industry across the world .Bauxite experienced a number of development last week .Here’s all you need to know: Metro Mining completes rights issue to fund bauxite mine Metro Mining has raised $36.5 million in i ...

Bauxite   |  
General   |
25/Mar/2017
Top five bauxite producing countries in the world

Bauxite ore is the main source of aluminium in the world. It occurs in tropical and subtropical areas in soft limonite rock forms. After extracting from mines, the metallurgical grade ore is first crushed and then purified through the Bayer Process to produce alumina. The refined ...

Bauxite   |  
General   |
25/Mar/2017
US aluminium wheel maker to acquire Uniwheels for $715 million

US aluminium wheel maker Superior Industries has offered to purchase Uniwheels, a manufacturer of light-alloy wheels for the automotive industry, for a $715 million after winning the support of the Warsaw-listed company's biggest shareholder. With this deal, Superior Indu ...

End User   |  
Transport - Automobiles (cars)   |
24/Mar/2017
Alumil SA teams up with Value Line to offer aluminium extrusion products in India

Greece-based aluminium extrusion products manufacturer Alumil SA has announced that the company has teamed up with Hyderabad-based Value Line, an international brand luxury sanitary ware.  Alumil will market its aluminium products in India through Value Line. Alumil ...

Downstream Products   |  
Project   |
24/Mar/2017
Cornell Dubliner introduces new aluminium electrolytic capacitors

Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (CDE), a manufacturer of high-quality capacitors, has presented a new line of ruggedized axial-lead aluminium electrolytic capacitors. The aluminium electrolytic capacitors can be used in military, aerospace, off-road vehicles and infrastructure ...

End User   |  
Electrical - Electrolytic Capacitors   |
23/Mar/2017
UPDATE: Ghana to set up bauxite-aluminium development authority in three months

President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced on Tuesday, 21 March, that the government will establish an integrated bauxite-aluminium development authority in the next three months in order to shore up bauxite and aluminium production in the nation. The autho ...

Bauxite   |  
Project   |
23/Mar/2017
VFS to introduce aluminium tipper body at 2017 CV Show

VFS (Southampton) is set to introduce its new aluminium tipper body for all 3.5 tonne Ford Transit Euro-6 models at the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show. The CV Show is the Britain’s biggest road transport show. The event will take place at the National Exhibition Centr ...

End User   |  
Transport - Automobiles (cars)   |
23/Mar/2017
Waste generated from France's first PV recycling facility to find use in aluminium sector

French waste giant Veolia has announced that they have opened first PV recycling facility in Rousset, Bouches-du-Rhône, southern France. The plant will recycle 1,400 tonnes of material per year from 2017 and scale up to 4,000 tonnes by 2021. Veolia has teamed with PV Cyc ...

Secondary Aluminium   |  
Project   |
23/Mar/2017
LTC’s new plant for electric vehicles features lightweight aluminium body structures

The London Taxi Company (LTC) has opened a new car plant- the first dedicated electric vehicle factory in the UK with an investment of £300 million. The plant will produce only electric vehicles in Ansty, Coventry. The company’s new plant has research and developme ...

End User   |  
Transport - Automobiles (cars)   |
22/Mar/2017
Aluminium recycling remains the highlight of Hydro’s annual report 2016

Norway-based aluminium producer Norsk Hydro recently released its annual report of 2016- Making the World Lighter. In it Hydro’s president and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg has written a letter to the company’s shareholders stressing on the reasons behind &nb ...

Secondary Aluminium   |  
General   |
22/Mar/2017
Rio spends more than $900 million in contract for Amrun bauxite mine project

Metals and mining giant Rio Tinto proclaimed on Tuesday, March 21, that the company has given more than $900 million in contracts for the development of Amrun bauxite mine project to Queensland suppliers in the Cape York Peninsula, Australia. The company has given nearly two thir ...

Bauxite   |  
Project   |
22/Mar/2017
MIIT predicts 4.8% surge in nonferrous metals production in 2017

As reported by Platts, China’s MIIT projected a surge in the China’s production of nonferrous metals such as copper, aluminium, lead and zinc by 4.8% YoY in 2017. The rise is equal to 55.37 million tonnes. This announcement was made by the Ministry of Industry and Inf ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
21/Mar/2017
Dekko Window Systems to introduce aluminium windows to their Raum Collection

Dekko Window Systems, one of the leading fabricators of high-end uPVC and aluminium windows and doors, is adding aluminium windows in their Raum Collection range. Raum Collection range features high-performing aluminium doors. The company decided to add aluminium window products ...

End User   |  
Construction - Buildings   |
21/Mar/2017
Safe Boats signs contract for co-production of aluminium vessels

Safe Boats International, the U.S. based company, announced that the company has signed a contract with Colombian shipyard Cotecmar for the co-production of aluminium vessels. The aluminium vessels will be used by the Colombian military and regional end-users. Jorge Carre&ntil ...

End User   |  
Transport - Ships, Barges, and Other Waterborne Vehicles   |
21/Mar/2017
Aluminium die caster Muskegon Castings relocates its operations after fire incident

Michigan based Muskegon Castings has shifted its production operations to its other factory after a fire broke out in the company’s building earlier this week. The company resumed its aluminium die casting operations and started supplying its primary customer, as confirmed ...

Downstream Products   |  
General   |
21/Mar/2017
Kokomo Casting Plant becomes safer & efficient, hopes for silver rating this year

The FCA US Kokomo Casting Plant (KCP) has become safer, efficient and cleaner over the years, according to the plant manager Jerry Peterson. Last year, KCP made a new investment into furnaces for the process of re-melting aluminium in-house in order to improve its efficiency ...

Downstream Products   |  
General   |
20/Mar/2017
Central Coalfields to float expression of interest for CTL project

Coal India's subsidiary Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) is planning to invite an expression of interest for coal-to-liquid (CTL) project which the company proposes to embark upon, as reported. Coal to liquid means converting coal into liquid fuel that can be used as automobile fu ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
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20/Mar/2017
Kingfisher Windows to supply aluminium doors and windows for retail sector

Kingfisher Windows, a manufacturer of aluminium windows, has spent more than a quarter of a million pounds in buying new production equipment at its existing site in North and West Yorkshire.  The company will supply new products which include retail and commercial aluminium ...

End User   |  
Construction - Buildings   |
20/Mar/2017
Week in Review: Major advances in alumina industry around the world

The alumina industry has observed some of the major ups and downs in the past week across the globe.  Let’s revisit the prominent news stories covering the week: Altech gains mining approval for Meckering deposit Altech Chemicals Limited announces that the Departme ...

Alumina   |  
General   |
19/Mar/2017
Week in Review: An update on global bauxite sector

This week’s news recap on bauxite sector is dedicated to companies releasing Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS), first shipments, and drop in investment and so on. Metro’s BFS confirms the Bauxite Hills Mine will become one of the largest independent operations within t ...

Bauxite   |  
General   |
19/Mar/2017