TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), announced today that its board of directors has determined the Company will hold an annual general and special meeting of its shareholders on July 2, 2013. The record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to receive notice of and vote at the annual general and special meeting has been fixed as May 30, 2013.
At the annual general and special meeting of shareholders of Global Alumina, the shareholders will be asked to approve the recently announced sale of interests of Guinea Alumina Corporation that was announced on May 15, 2013. Further particulars regarding the special business to be considered and the specific time and venue for the meeting will be provided in the management information circular and proxy statement that is expected to be sent to shareholders of record in early June.
About Global Alumina
Global Alumina is in a joint venture through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Global Alumina International, Ltd., with BHP Billiton, Dubai Aluminium and MDC Industry Holding Company LLC (as successor to Mubadala Development Company PJSC), to develop an alumina refinery in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea. Global Alumina is headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick and has administrative offices in New York, London and Montreal. For further information visit the Company's website at www.globalalumina.com.
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