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Proof Engineering

Updated 7 minutes ago Proof Engineering (Pty) Ltd was established in 1978 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Steadfastly retaining its original entrepreneurial and innovative roots, the company achieved many personal as well as industrial achievements. Consequently, it was inevitable for the company to attract local as... 

Alcoa considering tourism for Anglesea site

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd May 2019 Aluminium major Alcoa and a UK-based educational and environmental charity, The Eden Project, have teamed up to investigate the possibility of turning Alcoa’s former Anglesea mine site, in Victoria, into a tourist attraction. The two companies were planning to transform an area within the former... 

Rio Tinto shipping more aluminium to Europe as US demand slows

By: Reuters     9th May 2019 Rio Tinto has begun shipping more aluminium to markets like Europe to offset slowing demand from the US partly caused by the trade dispute between China and the US, CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques said on Thursday. Jacques said that demand for Rio Tinto's products had not been impacted by the... 

King River produces HPA at Speewah

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th May 2019 The share price of ASX-listed King River Resources increased by nearly 14% on Thursday as the company announced plans to broaden its product offering from the Speewah speciality metals project, in Western Australia. The announcement comes after the successful production of high purity alumina... 

Australia, Guinea, Indonesia to lead bauxite mining up to 2029

By: Marleny Arnoldi     7th May 2019 Following a decline in global bauxite production in 2018, consultancy company Fitch Solutions says global bauxite production this year is being driven by new projects coming on line in Guinea and Australia, as well as a ramp-up in production in India and Indonesia. Australia holds 12 of the 29... 

Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Utah copper mine switches to renewable energy

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd May 2019 Mining major Rio Tinto will be permanently shutting the coal power plant at its Kennecott Utah copper project, switching the operation to renewable energy and reducing its annual carbon footprint at the mine by nearly 65%. The company announced on Thursday that Kennecott’s electricity needs would... 

Senex secures more offtake at Project Atlas

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st May 2019 ASX-listed Senex Energy has inked another offtake agreement at its Project Atlas development, in Queensland. Under an initial two-year agreement signed with packaging manufacturer Orora, Senex will supply 1.1 PJ of natural gas, starting in January 2020, and 2.2 PJ starting in January 2021.  

Russia's Rusal first-quarter value-added product sales down 44% on US sanctions

By: Reuters     30th April 2019 Russian aluminium producer United Company Rusal has reduced its first-quarter sales of value added products (VAP) by 44% from a year ago and by 22% from the last quarter of 2018 because of sanctions by the US. Washington imposed the sanctions on Rusal, the world's largest aluminium producer... 

Guinea boosts power output to foster bauxite refining

By: Reuters     29th April 2019 Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly four-fold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally, the energy minister said on Friday. The West African nation, Africa's biggest producer of the aluminium ore, is in the midst of... 

Nalco spat over surplus alumina sale to Vedanta reaches apex court

By: Ajoy K Das     26th April 2019 Indian State-run integrated aluminium producer National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has appealed to the Supreme Court seeking to prevent rival Vedanta Limited from participating in tenders for the sale of surplus alumina. Nalco has maintained that it would not register Vedanta as a bidder... 

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