SHANGHAI, Dec 19 (SMM) – Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering, the top aluminium producer in China, on December 18 commenced construction of its 2-million-mt per year aluminium smelting and hydropower project in Southwest China’s Yunnan province, according to media reports.
Ground-breaking ceremony of the integrated project, located in Wenshan prefecture of Yunnan, was held in tandem with the opening of the Yunnan Green Aluminum Industrial Park.
Weiqiao invests to build the green industrial park in Yunnan as it seeks to take advantage of the province’s clean hydropower resources.
“Weiqiao aims to build the Green Aluminum Industrial Park into a low-carbon and environmental-friendly model project in China, as well as a world-class high-end aluminium industry base,” said Zhang Bo, Chairman of Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering at the opening ceremony.
Zhang Bo, Chairman of Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering
Ground-breaking ceremony of the 2-million-mt/year aluminum project and opening ceremony of Yunnan Green Aluminum Industrial Park
Panoramic view of the project