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South American mining to reach 6.2% growth by 2017

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Brazil's mining industry contributes almost 40% of South America's total region revenue The South American mining industry will reach an estimated compound yearly growth rate of about 6.2% from 2012 to 2017, which will take the industry to a total value of $184.3-billion. Some of the world’s largest copper, bauxite, iron and nickel...
25th July 2014
 
 
ALUMINA

Orbite Aluminae receives first part of calcinator, HPA plant on schedule

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Canadian clean technology firm Orbite Aluminae on Monday reported that construction of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant at Cap-Chat, Quebec, was progressing on schedule, with components ordered from Outotec, in Germany, having arrived on site....
14th July 2014
 
 
ALUMINIUM

Alcoa’s portfolio transformation drives strong Q2 results

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US aluminium and related products producer Alcoa on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit and revenue that beat Wall Street analyst expectations, sending investors into an after-market buying frenzy that pushed up its NYSE-listed stock 2.9% to...
9th July 2014
 
 
ALUMINIUM

Alcoa tells US SEC that warehousing reforms could hit premiums

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Aluminium producer Alcoa will in future warn investors about the risks proposed warehousing rules could pose to its business, saying they could affect its finances and the premiums it charges, according to correspondence with regulators. In a...
3rd July 2014
 
 
M&A

Alcoa hastens portfolio variation, to buy aircraft parts maker Firth Rixson

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Lightweight-metals engineering and manufacturing firm Alcoa on Thursday announced that it had agreed to buy jet engine parts manufacturer Firth Rixson from private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85-billion in cash and stock. US-based...
26th June 2014
 
 
AEROSPACE ALLOYS

Alcoa investment to boost aerospace manufacturing capabilities in Virginia

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Lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing firm Alcoa on Tuesday said it would invest $25-million at its power and propulsion manufacturing facility in Hampton, Virginia, to scale up its manufacturing capabilities for lightweight high-volume...
17th June 2014
 
 
ALUMINIUM

New study improves AMMG economics

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Junior explorer Australia Minerals and Mining Group (AMMG) on Thursday reported that a study into the kaolin to high purity alumina (HPA) process flow sheet at its South West project, in Western Australia, had delivered significant savings to the...
5th June 2014
 
 
SUPERALLOYS

Alcoa to upgrade Indiana plant to meet jet-engine parts demand

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US aluminium producer and speciality product manufacturer Alcoa this week announced that it broke ground on its state-of-the-art, $100-million aerospace expansion in La Porte, Indiana where it will produce nickel-based superalloy jet engine...
30th May 2014
 
 
 
 
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