Average Aa Stocks at Al Smelters to Sustain 25 Days

27/05/2024

Shanghai Nonferrous Metals News SMM: In early May 2025, domestic primary aluminium smelters had 2.99 mln of alumina in stock onsite. With a daily production rate of 117.2 kt of primary aluminum in April, this stock is expected to last for 25 days. SMM…
Yidian Holding: 500 ktpy Primary Al Project Construction Commences

27/05/2024

Shanghai Nonferrous Metals News Backed by total investments of RMB  3.5 bln for Phase I, Yidian Holding Group is developing a 500 ktpy primary aluminium project at the High-Tech and New Energy Aluminium Industrial Park located at Chifeng, Inner Mongolia. The project will be carried out…
Yunnan Al: Measures in Decarbonation Management

27/05/2024

Shanghai Nonferrous Metals News Over the next five years, Yunnan Aluminium will take the following four measures to cut its carbon emissions by 40% during power consumption peak times: Use clean energy sources from power grids. Apart from hydropower, Yunnan is rich in PV power, with…
Huolingele Inner Mongolia Develops Al Recycling

27/05/2024

Aladdiny News Huolingele, Inner Mongolia has 2.69 mtpy of primary aluminium capacity and 2.32 mtpy of aluminium processing capacity. A 1,000 acre aluminium recycling industrial park is planned in the city, and phase I workshops covering an area of 50,000 square meters have been built.
Exploration rights to Mining Rights Transmission for Sanchahe Bx Mine, Zunyi

24/05/2024

Department of Nature Resources Guizhou May 21: The Department of Natural Resources, Guizhou released a notice regarding exploration rights to mining rights transmission for the Sanchahe bauxite mine in Zunyi, Guizhou. Details of the Sanchahe bauxite mine: Location: Bozhou District, Zunyi, Guizhou Area: 1.02…
China Produces 6.86 mln t of Aa in April

24/05/2024

Shanghai Nonferrous Metals News  NBS: China produced 6.86 mln t of alumina in April 2024, up slightly m-o-m but down by 0.6% y-o-y. Boosted by ample profits, several alumina refineries remobilized operations increasing operational rates in local areas, but refineries in Henan and Guizhou were still…
Rising Aa Prices Leverage up Industrial Profits

24/05/2024

Cnal News My Steel: As of May 20, bauxite prices in Shanxi and Henan were RMB 540/t and RMB 560/t, up by 8% and 3.7% respectively from early 2024. Guinean bauxite prices were USD 72/t CIF China, up by 3.6% from early 2024. In contrast, domestic…
China Produces 1.98 mln t of Carbon Anode in April

24/05/2024

Shanghai Nonferrous Metals News China produced 1.98 mln t of carbon anode in April, down slightly by 0.1% m-o-m but up by 10.24% y-o-y. China’s total carbon anode production reached 7.83 mln t in the first four months of 2024, up by 9.98% y-o-y.
India Shrey Minerals Halts Bx Production

22/05/2024

Asian Metal News Shrey Minerals, a mid-size bauxite miner in western India suspended operations in early May due to the onset of the rainy season(May to August.) The company is set to remobilize mining activities in September. It produced less than 30 kt of bauxite in…
Domestic Aa Prices on the Rise

22/05/2024

Asian Metal News  Mainstream alumina prices rose by RMB 100/t from last week to RMB 3,700~3,800/t on Tuesday, buoyed by shrinking supply. Industrial commentators forecast prices to trend up further in two weeks. A Shanxi refinery sold 3 kt of alumina at RMB 3,780/t…

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