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Alumar Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    The expansion of the Alumar alumina refinery in northern Brazil completed in 2009, more than doubled capacity from 1.5 million metric tons of alumina per year (mtpy) to 3.6 million mtpy. The AWAC share of the expansion will be 1.1 million mtpy. Alumar, located in Maranh£o state outside S£o Luis, Brazil, is jointly owned by Alcoa Aluminio and Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals/AWAC (54 percent), BHP Billiton (36 percent) and Rio Tinto Alcan (10 percent). Alcoa manages the facility. The AWAC share of the Alumar refinery expansion will be supplied by the recently completed AWAC Juruti bauxite mine. In 2011 the Alumar refinery operated at it's post expansion nameplate production capacity.

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    VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - September 12, 2016) - Luna Gold Corp. (TSX: LGC) -

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  • Luna Gold Announces Greenfields Exploration Agreement With AngloGold Ashanti 2016-05-27

    VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 27, 2016) - Luna Gold Corp. (TSX: LGC), ("Luna" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exploration agreement with AngloGold Ashanti Limited for the Company's greenfields mineral claims that surround its past-producing Aurizona Gold Mine in northern Brazil. The terms of the agreement require AngloGold Ashanti to invest US$14 million in exploration expenditure over a four year period to earn a 70% interest in the mineral claims. The joint venture will not include mineral claims that correspond to the Aurizona Gold Mine, the nearby Tatajuba orebody extension and other brownfields properties, or the Touro greenfields property. Should AngloGold Ashanti not fund the US$14 million in exploration over the 4-year earn in period, then they will not receive any interest in the mineral claims.

  • Alcoa to Curtail Smelting Capacity in Brazil as Reshaping of Upstream Portfolio Continues 2015-03-30
    NEW YORK & SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lightweight metals leader Alcoa (NYSE: AA) today announced that it will curtail the remaining 74,000 metric tons of smelting capacity at its São Luís (Alumar) facility in Brazil. The decision is aligned with the Company’s recent announcement to evaluate upstream capacity for possible curtailment, closure or sale as Alcoa further optimizes its commodity portfolio. The curtailment is expected to be complete by April 15, 2015. “We continue to take decisive st

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