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2010-02-22 07:05:00

MOSCOW, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- RUSAL (SEHK: 486; EuroNext: RUSAL/RUAL), the world's largest aluminium and alumina producer, announces its key production data for 2009 (Note 1). Key highlights * Total aluminium output amounted to 3.9 million tonnes in 2009, a reduction of 11% compared to 2008. * Alumina output totaled 7.3 million tonnes in 2009, a decline of 36% as compared to 2008. * Following weakened demand, bauxite production was reduced by 41% to...

2009-11-11 10:32:00

TORONTO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2009. The text of the quarterly unaudited financial statements and management's...

2008-10-01 15:00:35

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue. World Bauxite and Alumina Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092437/World-Bauxite-and-Alumina-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bauxite and Alumina in Thousands of Metric Tons. The major product segments analyzed are Bauxite (Metallurgical Bauxite, & Non-Metallurgical Bauxite), and Alumina ( Metallurgical Alumina, &...

2008-09-25 06:00:24

Hydro and the metals and mining company Vale have agreed to construct a new alumina refinery in northern Brazil, strengthening Hydro's future alumina supply in line with its growth strategy. Under the agreement, which is a conclusion of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties in July 2007, Hydro will hold a 20-percent share in the refinery, expected to start production in 2011. The agreement has now been approved by the board of directors of both companies. "To secure raw...

2008-07-16 21:00:22

MOSCOW. July 16 (Interfax) - United Company RUSAL (UC RUSAL) produced 2.196 million tonnes of aluminum in the first half of 2008, 7.8% more than in the same period last year, RUSAL said in a press release. "The significant growth of 7.8% in primary aluminum production is due to the ramp up of production at the Khakas Aluminum Smelter, which achieved its full capacity of 300,000 tonnes per annum, the launch of the Alscon Aluminum Smelter in Nigeria, the fifth potline at the Irkutsk Aluminum...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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