alumina alumina  /ə ˈlu mə nə/


  • (n) any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum



  1. Come peace and an end to WPB's control of alumina, Alcoa might decide to pull out of the two DPC plants and cut off alumina.
  2. Hixson thinks his process can produce alumina from rich clays and low-grade bauxite for about $31 per ton.
  3. China has built more capacity than they have electricity to support or alumina to feed operations.


  1. Norsk Hydro:Hydro issues force majeure notice due to power outages at Alunorte

    Hydro issued a notice of force majeure to its alumina customers on Wednesday as power outages and lowered production at Alunorte alumina refinery may affect alumina deliveries to customers. It is currently ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Strong Demand in Developing Countries Drives the Global Alumina Zirconia Oxide Abrasives Market, According to a New ...

    GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Alumina Zirconia Oxide Abrasives markets. The global market for Alumina Zirconia Oxide Abrasives is projected to reach US$202.3 million by 2018, driven by robust industrial activity in the developing countries and the resurgence of key downstream industries. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Orbite Provides Updated Capital Cost and Timeline Estimates for HPA Plant and Appoints New VP Operations

    Orbite Aluminae Inc. today reported updated capital cost and timeline estimates for completing its high-purity alumina production plant in Cap-Chat, Quebec and announced the appointment of Mr. Denis Arguin ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  • "AWAC moved fast and early in response to the deterioration in global markets. Higher cost production has been curtailed and growth projects deferred to conserve cash. Alumina Limited's equity raising in the second half of the year has enabled us to...
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Bevan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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