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Government of Venezuela metals summary

Government of Venezuela metals summary

Report summary

Corporación Venezolana de Guyana (CVG) is government-owned and its assets are all Venezuela based. The company has one bauxite complex, one alumina plant and two smelters, with the Venalum smelter 20% owned by foreign investors. The Alcasa smelter was commissioned in 1967, followed by the commissioning of the Interalumina refinery and Venalum smelter around 1977-1978.  The Los Pijiguaos bauxite mine was incorporated later, in 1987, to create the largest integrated aluminium complex in Latin America at the time.

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  • Government of Venezuela metals summary PDF - 347.20 KB 10 Pages, 5 Tables, 6 Figures
  • Strategic Data Static Balances.xls XLS - 312.96 KB
  • Strategic Data Forward Balances.xls XLS - 287.07 KB


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  • Executive summary
  • Strategy
  • Investment and costs
  • Production
    • Raw materials balance
      • Raw material supply summary
  • Portfolio summary
    • Current operations
    • Project pipeline

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Strategy
  • Investment and costs
    • Major corporate and investment activity
    • Bauxite cash cost by company, 2015 (US$/t bauxite)
    • Bauxite cash cost by operation, 2015 (US$/t bauxite)
    • Alumina cash cost by company, 2015 (US$/t alumina)
    • Alumina cash cost by operation, 2015 (US$/t alumina)
    • Primary aluminium cash cost by company, 2015 (US$/t aluminium)
    • Primary aluminium cash cost by operation, 2015 (US$/t aluminium)
  • Production
    • Raw material position, 2015 (kt)
    • Raw material supply summary, 2015-2020 (kt)
  • Portfolio summary
    • Asset status
    • Project pipeline
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