Alumina Mining News

Norsk Hydro to resume Brazil's Alunorte output at half capacity

Norsk Hydro said on Tuesday it has won permits from Brazilian authorities to restart operations at half capacity at its Alunorte alumina refinery.

LME launches new contracts with steel, alumina best placed to succeed

The new products range from hot rolled coil (HRC) steel to alumina, the raw material for aluminium, as well as cobalt, which is key for EV batteries.

Global trader Concord takes minority stake in Noranda alumina parent

The stake comes as New Day Aluminium Holdings LLC completes a $110 million refinancing and as it readies two major expansion projects in Louisiana.

Union says reached wage deal with Alcoa Australia, will end strike

The strike added to recent supply pressure on bauxite and alumina, key raw materials for aluminium production.

Bosnia's Aluminij calls for government help to ensure survival

Aluminij Mostar, Bosnia's sole aluminium smelter, is at risk from high alumina and electricity prices and only urgent government intervention can help it stay on line.

Aluminium pricing tensions mount as alumina surges again

What has historically been a highly efficient part of the aluminium production chain is experiencing an unprecedented degree of turmoil this year.

Norsk Hydro working to convince Brazil to resume full output at Alunorte refinery

Hydro was ordered to slash output by half at Alunorte after the company admitted to making unlicensed emissions of untreated water during severe rains.

Western Australia union says it sees Alcoa alumina output hit by strike

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.

More northeast China cities cancel alumina projects amid public backlash

China alumina, aluminium output set for repeat curbs this winter.

A turbulent year for alumina market could get still worse

Alumina is having a turbulent year.

China's alumina restarts hindered by bauxite shortage – Antaike

Alumina refineries and aluminium smelters in parts of China cut production by 30% during November to March as part of a campaign against air pollution.

Buy precious, sell base (metals)…..

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger explains why he believes base metals are overbought and precious metals, especially silver, are set to appreciate.