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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...

2010-02-11 09:36:00

SYDNEY, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcan Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VOHO) (the "Company" or "Volcan"), a resource company with exclusive bauxite (source rock for aluminum) exploration rights to approximately 10,000 square kilometers of land in Australia, today provided a summary of important corporate developments achieved during 2009 and its strategic vision for 2010 and beyond. Highlights of the summary report include: The Company is pursuing a short term strategy of...

2009-05-22 07:59:00

LONDON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Aluminium (9th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/aluminium - New Report From Roskill Analyses Worldwide Aluminium Supply and Demand China dominates the global aluminium industry accounting for one third of both world production and world consumption of primary aluminium. While China is self sufficient in aluminium metal and approaching self sufficiency in alumina, dependence on...

2009-01-09 07:52:00

GONGYI, China, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Gengsheng Minerals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHGS) ("Gengsheng" or "the Company"), a materials technology company in China with products capable of withstanding high temperature, saving energy and boosting productivity in certain industries such as steel and oil, today announced that it has formed a supply partnership for bauxite with Aluminum Corporation of China's Gongyi Division ("Chinalco Gongyi"), which produces bauxite from...

2008-10-28 09:00:28

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Raw materials industry is available in its catalogue. China Aluminium Market Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p096441/China-Aluminium- Market-Analysis.html (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.) China, being the largest consumer and major producer of aluminium, remains the growth engine for...

2008-10-06 09:00:39

South China region aims high in aluminum industry NANNING, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region plans to turn its Bose City into an aluminum industrial base in the country or even in Asia by 2010, according to regional government officials. The region plans to realize an annual output value of 100 billion yuan (about 14.7 billion U.S. dollars) from the aluminum industry in Bose by 2010, local officials said at a recent conference. By then, Bose city will...

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, &...

2008-07-31 18:00:38

AN AID agency has put in an application to demolish St Paul's Cathedral in protest against a British company's plans to mine a sacred mountain in India. ActionAid is seeking to raise awareness of plans by Vedanta Resources to open a mine to extract bauxite from the Niyamgiri mountain in the Indian state of Orissa. The mountain is sacred to the 8,000- strong Kondh tribe, who believe it is home to their god Niyam Raja. There are also fears that the mining will lead to the destruction...

2008-07-31 18:00:38

AN aid agency has put in an application to demolish St Paul's Cathedral in protest at plans to mine a sacred mountain in India. ActionAid lodged the application with the City of London's planning and transportation department requesting the "total demolition" of the London landmark to mine for precious metals underneath. The charity is aiming to raise awareness of plans by Vedanta Resources to open a mine to extract bauxite, used to make aluminium, from the Niyamgiri mountain in the...

2008-07-03 15:00:31

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 3 July: Iranian and Guinean Conakry officials inked industrial and mineral cooperation agreements on Thursday [3 July]. As per the agreement, Guinea Conakry undertook to supply the bauxite of the Iranian aluminium industry. The agreement was signed by Iranian Industries and Mine Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian and visiting Guinean Minister of Mines and Geology Ahmad Canteh in Tehran. At the meeting...


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2005-05-26 12:09:54

Bauxite is a naturally occurring, heterogeneous material composed primarily of one or more aluminium hydroxide minerals, plus various mixtures of silica, iron oxide, titania, aluminosilicate, and other impurities in minor or trace amounts. The principal aluminium hydroxide minerals found in varying proportions with bauxites are gibbsite and the polymorphs boehmite and diaspore. Bauxites are typically classified according to their intended commercial application: abrasive, cement, chemical,...

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