Rio switches aluminium heads

Rio switches aluminium heads

RIO TINTO has appointed long-time BP executive Alfred Barrios as CEO of its aluminium business, following...

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28 MAY 2014
Rio turns to hybrid power for Weipa

Rio turns to hybrid power for Weipa

IN WHAT appears to be an Australian first, Rio Tinto Alcan is taking a greener, no doubt lower operating...

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22 MAY 2014
Aussie smelter closure weighs on Alcoa

Aussie smelter closure weighs on Alcoa

ALCOA has posted a net loss of $US178 million ($A190.3 million) for the first quarter, with lower aluminium...

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09 APRIL 2014
Bauxite marks maiden resource at Athena

Bauxite marks maiden resource at Athena

BAUXITE Resources has expanded its inventory in the eastern Darling Range of Western Australia with a...

Capital markets

03 APRIL 2014
BHP still likely to divest assets: Macquarie

BHP still likely to divest assets: Macquarie

BHP Billiton will have to sell off some of its assets before forming a spin-off company, according to...

Capital markets

02 APRIL 2014
BHP weighing up portfolio options

BHP weighing up portfolio options

BHP Billiton says it is actively studying the next phase of the simplification of its portfolio after...

Capital markets

01 APRIL 2014
Bauxite Resources releases maiden WA resource

Bauxite Resources releases maiden WA resource

BAUXITE Resources has announced a maiden resource estimate for its Dionysus bauxite project in Western...

Capital markets

24 MARCH 2014
Coal player bets on Qld bauxite - again

Coal player bets on Qld bauxite - again

METROCOAL sent shares in Cape Alumina skyrocketing 110% today on news it intends to take control of...

Capital markets

18 MARCH 2014
Qld puts Aurukun on ice

Qld puts Aurukun on ice

THE Queensland government has put the massive Aurukun bauxite project on hold after deeming that two...

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12 MARCH 2014
Worker killed at Gove

Worker killed at Gove

A WORKER has been killed at Rio Tinto's Gove alumina operation in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory....

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26 FEBRUARY 2014
Alumina turns profit in rocky year

Alumina turns profit in rocky year

ALUMINA Limited posted a net profit after tax of $US500,000 ($A554,500) for 2013 compared to a loss of...

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20 FEBRUARY 2014
Alcoa closures to hit 980 workers

Alcoa closures to hit 980 workers

ABOUT 980 Alcoa workers will lose their jobs as the company moves to close its Point Henry aluminium...

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18 FEBRUARY 2014