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Adbri extends lime contract with South32 to 2029

 

Adbri will exclusively supply lime to South32’s Worsley Alumina refinery in Western Australia for a further five years.

Adbri will exclusively supply lime to South32’s Worsley Alumina refinery in Western Australia for a further five years.

The contract will see the aggregates company extend its supply relationship at the Worsley Alumina refinery to more than 40 years.

Adbri expects that $224 million of revenue will be generated over the term of the contract to 2029.

Adbri chief executive officer Nick Miller said the company’s lime business is positioned to continue to supply to its Western Australia, South Australia and Northern Territory customers.

“We are pleased to extend our long-term relationship with South32’s Worsley Alumina refinery,” he said. “The extension of the contract demonstrates the strength of our Western Australian production and transport infrastructure assets which enable us to deliver a high quality product offering that is competitive against imports.

“Our lime business remains uniquely positioned with operations and logistics capabilities strategically located to reliably supply customers in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.”

Worsley Alumina is a bauxite mining and alumina refining operation and is one of the largest and lowest cost alumina producers globally.

South32 holds an 86 per cent interest in Worsley Alumina, with Japan Alumina Associates owning 10 per cent and Sojitz Alumina owning four per cent.

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