Alumina/Bauxite features

  • November 2012

    Industrial Minerals prices December 2012

    26 November 2012

  • October 2012


    01 October 2012

    Gerry Clarke* looks to Alteo’s heritage and interviews Alteo president, Frédéric Ramé, to discover the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for this newly independent and dedicated speciality alumina business now free from big corporate control.

  • July 2012

    Industrial Minerals Prices July 2012

    03 July 2012

  • Six steps to stability

    03 July 2012

    Ask inhabitants of the Juruti district of Brazil what benefits have been brought by the bauxite mining started in 2009 by Alcoa Inc., and they can point to a new school and police station. These are among 21 projects backed by the Sustainable Juruti Fund (FUNJUS), created by Alcoa, but run by a local development council with representatives from industry, government and non-governmental organisations (NGO).

  • June 2012

    Chinese bauxite: the way ahead

    06 June 2012

    The supply structure of one of China’s key export refractory minerals has undergone significant evolution in recent years. Recently returned from China, James Devlin explains how things stand and what the future holds for Chinese non-met. bauxite

  • Aluminas: pure and not so simple

    06 June 2012

    Alumina producers are realigning themselves as high purity suppliers, as increased demand for specialist grades in refractories and hi-tech uses drives value growth in the non-metallurgical sector

  • February 2012

    Vietnam’s bauxite bounty

    28 February 2012

    Dr Tran Kim Phuong outlines Vietnam’s main bauxite resources and discusses the country’s industrial development plan for a new alumina and aluminium hub by 2020

  • January 2012

    End User Focus: Reconstruction revives refractories in Japan

    26 January 2012

    Sluggish steel outlook tempered by cement stimulus from post-quake rebuilding programme

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