0 COMMENTSGlobal diversified miner BHP Billiton said last week its Mozal II aluminium smelter in Mozambique had now reached full production, seven months ahead of schedule.
2nd September 2003
0 COMMENTSInternational Power entered at the weekend into exclusive talks to take control of Drax, Britain's biggest power station, after beating off competition from three other bidders, the companies said.
1st September 2003
0 COMMENTSUS aluminium giant Alcoa feels no pressure to try to raise its stake in Norwegian metals group Elkem after a failed 2002 bid to win control, chief executive Alain Belda was quoted as saying yesterday.
29th August 2003
0 COMMENTSBRAZILIAN mining, logistics and energy group CVRD is investing $854-million in expanding its bauxite and alumina production.
By: Keith Campbell
29th August 2003
0 COMMENTSChinese aluminium producer Shanxi Guanlu said yesterday that Beijing had not yet approved construction of its new plant, which was initially scheduled to start operations next April.
20th August 2003
0 COMMENTSNewly created China Aluminium Group said it planned to hike aluminium capacity by 67% to 800 000 t/y by end-2003 or early 2004, rivalling Chalco as the country's top producer.
11th August 2003
0 COMMENTSPartners in Suriname's Paranam alumina refinery said yesterday they would spend $65-million to boost annual production at the South American plant by 12%.
6th August 2003
0 COMMENTSUS oil exploration company, Burlington Resources, said yesterday it has started production from its Menzel Lejmat North (MLN) oilfield in Algeria.
9th July 2003
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