28 November 2018
Alumina producer Nabaltec reported rising demand for boehmite, which is used as a component in lithium ion batteries.
15 November 2018
A parliamentary committee has called for civil and criminal investigations into the solid waste disposal operations at Alunorte's alumina refinery in Brazil on environmental grounds.
12 November 2018
The $1.2 billion acquisition of the idled operation will not ease tightness in China's alumina market in the short term - production is not due until the first quarter of next year.
08 November 2018
Market participants have largely priced in the decision, which had been made at state level in March, while Chinese prices continue at elevated levels on a domestic tightness.
05 November 2018
Indications point to an increase in prices for calcined alumina as contract negotiations enter the closing stages in what is looking to be primarily a sellers’ market.
01 November 2018
Major Chinese steel mills cut their crude steel output mildly in the middle of October, while their finished steel inventories continued to rise.