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Our core purpose is to consistently meet or exceed the reasonable expectations of our major stakeholders (which specifically include our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and the communities that surround us). We do this by creating value through the manufacture of high-value aluminium semi-fabricated products. In doing so, we contribute to the upliftment of the standard of living in the region. We achieve this by stimulating business activities associated with adding value to the large quantities of primary aluminium produced in the region and through pursuing related business opportunities within which we can further apply our capabilities.


Minerals Council South Africa, South32 offer condolences on Mkhwanazi's passing 

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th January 2020 The Minerals Council South Africa has extended its "deepest condolences" to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, who passed away on January 4 after a short illness. “I had the privilege of getting to know Dr Mkhwanazi back in 2010 and I admired his incredible intellectual... 

Most mining company ratings have ‘stable outlooks’, says Fitch

By: Simone Liedtke     18th December 2019 The Rating Outlook for the global mining sector in 2020 remains Stable, as slower demand for some commodities is counterbalanced by supply restrictions for others, Fitch Ratings says. A weakened macroeconomic environment has caused demand and prices for some commodities to fall, which the ratings... 

Management at Bosnia's sole aluminium smelter resigns

By: Reuters     17th December 2019 The management of Bosnia's sole aluminium smelter, Aluminij Mostar, has resigned after an only investor interested to help it restart production had submitted an inadequate offer, the company said on Tuesday. The smelter was shut down in July over debt it had incurred because of high electricity... 

Bloodhound chief engineer on heat, dust and record-breaking dream 

By: Irma Venter     13th December 2019 Dusty Hakskeenpan, in the Kalahari desert, is not exactly the place one expects a bunch of Brits to hang around during a hot African summer. It’s 260 km from the nearest big town – Upington – and average daytime temperatures hover somewhere in the mid-thirties, if not higher. But, the men and... 

S Africa has large deposits of fluorspar

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     13th December 2019 The largest fluorspar deposits in South Africa are located in the Bushveld Complex, although there are also deposits in the Malmani subgroup of the Transvaal Super Group, notes law firm Eversheds Sutherland Mining and Infrastructure head Warren Beech. Mining company Sepfluor, through the Nokeng... 

GFG agrees to buy Duffel aluminium plant in Belgium from Novelis

By: Reuters     6th December 2019 GFG Alliance, owned by British commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, has agreed to buy the Duffel aluminium plant in Belgium from Novelis, the group said on Friday. The deal for the plant, which supplies the auto industry and is one of the largest rolling mills in Europe, adds to a string of... 

Apple buys first carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa, Rio Tinto JV 

By: Simone Liedtke     6th December 2019 Technology company Apple has bought the first-ever commercial batch of carbon-free aluminium from a joint venture (JV) between two aluminum suppliers. The metal is being made by Elysis, the Montreal-based JV of Alcoa and Rio Tinto. The JV was established last year, with $144-million in funding... 

Reservation policy working - Canavan

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th December 2019 Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan has alluded that the government would look at expanding the gas reservation policy to ensure continued gas supply to the east coast market. Quoting data from the recently released report by energy commentator EnergyQuest, Canavan noted that that east... 

Office chair for changing workspaces

By: Debbie French     29th November 2019 A task chair with an automatic tilt and suspension armrest was unveiled in Italy last year and is now available for order worldwide. As more organisations move towards the concept of shared workplaces and work points, the manufacturer identified a growing demand for a chair that adapts to the... 

Antiplastic trend raising aluminium demand – Novelis

By: Reuters     1st November 2019 Moves to reduce plastic packaging to protect the environment are starting to increase demand for aluminium packaging, the European head of Novelis, the world's largest producer of rolled aluminium products, said. Aluminium demand will also be underpinned by a trend towards more electrically... 

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