Economy crashes, alumina burns

Published: Thursday, 22 January 2009

The perfect economic storm hits calcined alumina producers as they pay the price for a close relationship with steel. by Simon Moores, Senior Assistant Editor

This economic storm is indiscriminate: from the world’s calcined alumina giants to its medium and small producers, the slump in demand has affected all.The global economic crash has filtered into every facet of calcined alumina’s markets, but none more than the steel industry - the biggest customer through alumina’s application...

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