Regulation latest news

  • June 2004

    Kaiser sells Gramercy alumina plant

    27 June 2004

    25  May  2004
    Kaiser Aluminum Corp. has announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its Gramercy, Louisiana alumina plant, subject to certain conditions.

  • Chinese stake in Sherwin

    27 June 2004

    28  June  2004
    China Minmetals Nonferrous Metal Co. Ltd (CMN) has established a relationship with Sherwin Alumina Co. by acquiring an equity interest in the company.

  • MgO refractories expansion in Iran

    27 June 2004

    25  May  2004
    Iranian Refractories Procurement & Production Co. (IRPPCO) is to expand its magnesia refractories capacity in July 2004

  • Kaiser Gramercy sell-off

    27 June 2004

    28  June  2004 
    In May, US-based Kaiser Aluminium sold its Gramercy, Louisiana, alumina refinery and its related 49% interest in the Kaiser Jamaica Bauxite Mining operation (KJBC) for $23m.

  • Nevada barytes resurgent

    27 June 2004

    27  June  2004
    Nevada barytes are competitive again in the Gulf of Mexico drilling mud market.

  • Oil sands pilot up and running

    27 June 2004

    28  June  2004
    Titanium Corp. Inc. announced at the end of May 2004 the opening of the world’s first pilot plant facility to recover titanium and zircon from oil sands at the Regina Research Park in Saskatchewan.

  • New plant for Magadi Soda

    27 June 2004

    25  May  2004
    Construction work will start later this year on the new $98m. soda ash plant at Magadi Soda Co., Brunner Mond’s Kenyan subsidiary.