Alcoa benefits from growth in alumina volumes and sales

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014

An increase in sales and shipments of its alumina products could indicate an uptick in demand from refractories and speciality alumina producers, which source their raw material from Alcoa.

World-leading alumina producer Alcoa has seen its business grow in the third quarter of this year, on the back of higher sales and sale volumes of its alumina products.

Aloca, which produces alumina for speciality alumina companies such as Almatis, posted an 8% increase year-on-year (y-o-y) and a 7% growth...

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