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SMM: Domestic Aa Output to Drop to 5.97 mln t in May
SMM has toned down its forecast for domestic alumina output to 5.97 mln t in May 2019, MORE
Electricity Prices Cut in Major Al Producing Regions
The 2019 the negotiations about on-grid electricity prices have been progressing smoothly. MORE
6.6 mtpy Aa Capacity to be Suspended in Shanxi on Environmental Issues
Asia Metals An investigation into red-mud leak problems at Xiaoyi and Jiaokou, Shanxi Province is currently underway. MORE
President Conde Asks Foreign Miners to Build Aa Refinery in Guinea
Guinean president Alpha Conde has announced that all foreign bauxite miners operating in Guinea with a minimum bauxite mining capacity of 15 mtpy MORE
CBIX Index Wrap_10 May 2019
Bauxite prices moved higher over the week, with the CBIX index up 2.2% w-o-w (US$1.2/dmt) to US$53.5/dmt MORE
MIIT: Strict Control of Primary Al Capacity Continues
7 May, 2019 MIIT called on a meeting involving 13 key aluminium producersand CNIA (China Nonferrous Metals Association) to review the current MORE
Luliang Feimei Al Under Investigation on Red Mud Leak
The Xinfa Feimei Aluminium Co. Ltd at Luliang Shanxi is currently under investigation regarding an alleged red-mud leak at its 2.4 mtpy alumina MORE
April 2019: Al Output at 2.89 mln t
China produced 2.89 mln t of primary aluminium in April 2019, down 2.08 on-year. China s total primary aluminium output reached 11.52 mln t during MORE
April 2019: Aa Output 5.81 mln t
SMM China produced 5.81 mln t of alumina (MGA) in April, up 0.1 on-year with annual operational capacity at 70.64 mtpy. MORE
Guizhou Huaren Running at Full 500 ktpy Capacity
29 th April Guizhou Huaren powered up electrolytic cell #1303, the final cell added to its current production line after 612 days of construction. MORE