Chalco’s Huasheng alumina refinery starts second production line; total capacity hits 2 mln tpy

Huasheng alumina refinery in Guangxi province, southern China, has started operations on its second production line that will add 1 million tonnes per year of alumina capacity to an already oversupplied market, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday November 9.

“I heard their second operation line was ready for production and they began putting raw material into the newly-built operation line in late October,” one market participant close to the company said.
The refinery will reach an estimated 100,000 tonnes of alumina output this month, sources added.
Huasheng alumina refinery began construction in October 2018 and is a subsidiary of Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco).

The refinery started trial production at one of its two production lines on September 10, producing around 40,000-50,000 per month tonnes of alumina. With both production lines...

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Hui Li

November 10, 2020

11:37 GMT

Shanghai