SHANGHAI, Apr 16 (SMM) – Wenshan Aluminium’s 500,000-mt aluminum smelting and hydropower project in southeast Yunnan's Wenshan prefecture will be able to put the first potline into operation at the end of this month, according to a report by www.cnal.com.
The company has invested 800,000 million yuan for the project, which is estimated to require a total of more than 4 billion yuan of investment.
Wenshan Aluminum is a subsidiary of Yunnan Aluminum, and runs an alumina refinery as well. The company produced 266,000 mt of alumina in the first quarter of 2020.
There are 3.43 million mt of aluminum smelting and hydropower capacity that is under construction or has been built in Wenshan prefecture, according to official data.