Pricing revolution to underpin alumina expansion for Alcoa/Alumina

THE global alumina alliance of Alcoa (60%) and Alumina (40%), AWAC, is quietly working on an incremental expansion plan for its Western Australian operations, writes Barry FitzGerald.

Pricing revolution to underpin alumina expansion for Alcoa/Alumina Pricing revolution to underpin alumina expansion for Alcoa/Alumina Pricing revolution to underpin alumina expansion for Alcoa/Alumina Pricing revolution to underpin alumina expansion for Alcoa/Alumina Pricing revolution to underpin alumina expansion for Alcoa/Alumina

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The planning could result in a 700,000tpa increase in AWAC's current 9.5mtpa of alumina production across its three refineries in WA - Wagerup, Kwinana and Pinjarra.