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Why is Guinea Bauxite Considered the Best in the World?

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Introduction Guinea, a small west African country, is endowed with more than 40 billion tons of metallurgical grade bauxite and thus occupies the top position in the world.  Despite being blessed with world’s largest bauxite deposits, till recently Guinea was lagging behind in bauxite production compared to major producing countries like Australia, Brazil, China and […]


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Why bother to build a case for aluminium composite panels?

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Architecture defines a generation, and contemporary architecture is all about blending aesthetics with functionality, creating a space that is reflective of one’s persona, and upholding sustainability. Based on these three mantras many trends have come and gone, but one trend that stayed and grew with time is the use of aluminium composite panels for cladding. […]


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Alumina

When do you invest in alumina refinery cost reduction?

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An alumina refinery must continually improve to remain competitive. Making sustainable cost position efficiency improvements are a challenge. Beware the underlying trend of the market cycle! Aluminium price, like many commodities, is cyclical in nature due to the delay between investment decisions and additional capacity.  This results in oscillations between oversupply and excessive demand. Behind these […]


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Energy Reduction in Aluminium Smelting: An Overview

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The world’s aluminium smelters consume about 3.5% of the total global electric power. Globally, the aluminium industry emits around 450 MT of CO2-equivalents annually (around 1% of world’s total emission). These numbers are growing because an increasing share of the aluminium production is derived from electricity from fossil fuel. With the global demand for energy […]


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Top aluminium events for 2017

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The New Year has just unwrapped itself with a positive note for the global aluminium industry.  LME aluminium prices and premiums are settling down after a long period of volatility. The industry is preparing itself for an eventful year ahead hoping to uncover new business opportunities during major aluminium events. Asia is going to play […]


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