Calcined bauxite expansions & closures
Published: Friday, 18 July 2008
Curimbaba plans to add new calcining capacity with a view to refractory grades, while Rio Tinto Alcan closes Weipa plant
Brazils largest producer of
non-metallurgical grades of bauxite, and the only producer of
calcined grades Mineração Curimbaba Ltda, has
plans to increase bauxite production from 700,000 tpa to 1m.
tpa in 2009.
Curimbabas main products are abrasive grade calcined
bauxite for BFA and proppants....