UK-based charity The Eden project has partnered with Alcoa to build a $150 million eco-tourism attraction at the company’s former Anglesea coal mine in Australia.
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A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused aluminium production outside China to dip 1.4%.
The new facility should be fully functional in the second half of 2019. It also has the financial backing of the governments of Quebec and Canada.
The company's shares were down 1.6 percent in extended trading, reversing course after rising as much as 3.5 percent to $30.
If a community or government wants a bigger share of the pie, they may need to be willing to take on more of the risk.
Figure is fivefold increase from August, up 3,400% y/y
The first spot transaction sees 3,000 tonnes of alumina change hands at $437.23 a tonne.
The Aviles and La Coruna plants were two of the least productive due to intrinsic structural problems such as inefficient technology and high fixed costs.
No one will be taking alumina for granted any more.
The strike added to recent supply pressure on bauxite and alumina, key raw materials for aluminium production.
The union at Alcoa's aluminium operations said it was meeting with the company again on Wednesday to try to resolve a strike that has lasted more than six weeks.
Around 1,500 staff at three alumina refineries and two bauxite mines walked out on Aug. 8 over a new workplace agreement they say does not offer sufficient job security.
Aluminum prices jumped in April after the U.S. announced sanctions on Rusal, the top supplier outside of China.
A vote by the striking workers on whether to accept a new workplace agreement is due to close on Thursday, with the union anticipating a strong "no" vote.
A vote by striking workers at Alcoa’s (AA.N) giant west Australian operations will close on Thursday, with the union anticipating a strong “no” vote.
Alcoa and Rio Tinto announced the launching of Elysis, a joint venture company whose goal is to push towards commercial production a newly discovered, carbon-free aluminum smelting process.
The smelter, which produces some 430,000 metric tonnes of aluminum annually, has been operating at reduced capacity by non-union workers since Jan. 11.
Glencore drops 11% in brand value after various allegations against it in the Paradise Papers.
Collective agreement for 1,030 unionized workers expires 11:59 EST Wednesday, after workers can legally strike and Alcoa will have right to lock them out.
The move is aimed at advancing the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in Queensland
Top miners BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Vale and Anglo American are among the firms at risk of rating downgrade.
The mining side will keep the Alcoa name.
They'll hand back more than 175,000 hectares of prime conservation land they have held since 1971 to West Australia, ditching plans to build a bauxite mine and an alumina refinery in the area.
Market struggling with oversupply.
About 3,300 people would lose their jobs.