Bauxite and alumina: Year in Review 2016

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016

A roundup of the year's main events in the global bauxite and alumina industry.

Bauxite and alumina markets remained subdued throughout 2016, as a handful of closures and mergers reshaped the sector in North America, Europe and Asia.

The US saw the closure of Alcoa Inc.’s Point Comfort plant and Sherwin Alumina Co.’s refinery, both in Texas. The Sherwin shutdown, announced in August, was...

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