Rio Still Considering South African Plant, Aluminum Chief Says

Rio Tinto Group , the world's second- largest aluminum producer, said it may build a $2.7 billion plant in South Africa even as the country endures power shortages that have cut output at mines and […]

Greenland Parliament Agrees to Phase 2 of Joint Studies on Potential Smelter and Hydropower Project

Alcoa today welcomed the decision taken by the Greenland parliament to advance into a second phase of joint studies with Alcoa into the feasibility of establishing a world class sustainable aluminum industry in …more at […]

China's Aba Aluminum Smelter Halted After Earthquake

A 120,000 metric ton aluminum producer in China's Sichuan province halted output after suffering casualties when the country was hit by its strongest earthquake in more than half a century, an official said.

China's Chalco to take stake in Saudi Aluminum Smelter Venture

Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd , the country's top aluminum producer, will team up with Malaysia's MMC and Saudi Arabia's Binladin for a joint aluminum project in Saudi Arabia….more at