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2008-12-23 11:20:00

TORONTO, Dec. 23 /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 that its joint venture partners have agreed to pay Global Alumina the Second Deferred Subscription Price of approximately $33.3 million within five business days, in advance of the...

2008-12-18 15:05:00

TORONTO, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") of an amended notice regarding Global Alumina's normal course issuer bid to repurchase its common shares through the...

2008-11-13 09:00:24

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /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, 2008. Additionally, on November 12, 2008 the board of directors of Global Alumina...

2008-10-28 12:00:31

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Kwinana alumina refinery in Australia was recognized for excellence in the Australian mining industry when it was named 'Minerals Processing Plant of the Year' at the annual Australian Mining Prospect Awards sponsored by Australian Mining, Australia's premier mining news website. The 'Minerals Processing Plant of the Year' award is presented to an organization which has improved productivity, safety, and environmental standards or has reached...

2008-10-27 09:00:28

TORONTO, Oct. 27 /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 that it has received the aggregate first deferred subscription payment from its joint venture partners of approximately $42.2 million. The payment has been placed in Global...

2008-10-23 12:00:18

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it will reduce production at its Point Comfort, Texas alumina refinery by approximately 25 percent, or a reduction of approximately 550,000 metric tons per year, by the end of November. The curtailment of two digesters at the Point Comfort facility follows Alcoa's announcement last month to curtail production at its Rockdale, Texas aluminum smelter as a result of uncompetitive power supply to that smelter and overall market conditions. "Aluminum prices...

2008-10-14 09:00:31

TORONTO, Oct. 14 /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 that its joint venture partners have agreed to pay Global Alumina the First Deferred Subscription Price of approximately $42.2 million within seven days of October 11, 2008. The...

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, &...

2008-10-01 09:00:32

TORONTO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 that the joint venture board met today and approved funding of ongoing Project expenditures at the current rate through October 12, 2008 when it will meet again to discuss various budget...

2008-09-30 12:00:36

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it will curtail the remaining production at its Rockdale, Texas aluminum smelter - comprising approximately 150,000 metric tons of production a year (mtpy) - beginning immediately as a result of uncompetitive power supply to that smelter and overall market conditions. In June, the company idled three of the plant's six operating potlines representing approximately 120,000 mtpy of production as a result of ongoing local power supply issues. As a result of...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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