Firms that Give Back – Profiles in CSR in the Aluminium Industry

Feb. 24, 2017 - 08:50

These pages have featured stories about the business aspect of the global aluminium trade for quite some time now. While the dollars and cents of the trade are of obvious importance, the corporate social responsibility conducted by the firms we…

Altech Inks Deal with M+W Group to Build High-Purity Alumina Plant in Malaysia

Feb. 23, 2017 - 15:00

Australia’s Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has negotiated a fixed-price EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) deal with German contractor M+W Group to build a high-purity alumina plant in Malaysia. Touting the advantages of the fixed-price nature of the…

Kaiser Aluminum Turns In Record Earnings Numbers in FY2016

Feb. 23, 2017 - 09:00

California’s semi-fabricated aluminium maker Kaiser Aluminum released results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016 on Tuesday, posting numbers largely better in both periods. Kaiser’s net sales for the fourth quarter last year totaled USD332 million, up slightly…

UACJ Preparing to Ramp Up Aluminium Production for Tesla Model 3 Chassis Parts

Feb. 22, 2017 - 15:00

Japanese aluminium company UACJ will reportedly be ramping up operations at its plant in Michigan in order to provide aluminium chassis parts for Tesla’s Model 3. A report in The Nihon Keizai Shinbun (The Nikkei) on Sunday revealed a JPY3…

Rusal Offers Japanese Aluminium Buyers Premium of US$125/mt Plus LME in Second Quarter

Feb. 22, 2017 - 09:00

According to sources in the Japanese market, Russian Federation aluminium major UC Rusal is of the opinion that the second quarter contract premium should be US$125 per metric ton plus London Metal Exchange cash CIF (cost, insurance, and freight) Japan.…

Despite Tough Aluminium Market, Nalco’s Financial and Production Numbers Up in the Last Quarter

Feb. 21, 2017 - 15:00

India’s state-owned National Aluminium Company (Nalco) released results for the third quarter of the current fiscal year last week. The country’s top manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium turned in positive results in the face of a still-struggling global…

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