Constellium Lands Deal to Supply Aerospace Aluminium to Swiss Aircraft Firm Pilatus

Sep. 21, 2017 - 09:00

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that its long-term contract with Swiss aircraft manufacturing firm Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. According to the announcement, the new agreement will see Constellium supply more aerospace plate to Pilatus in order to support the…

Unrest Halts Bauxite Operations in Guinean Port City Kamsar

Sep. 20, 2017 - 15:00

Rioting has again taken hold of the Guinean port city of Kamsar, blocking roads and rails and disrupting bauxite mining operations. State agencies and Companie Bauxite de Guinee (CBG) officials confirmed the reports, saying that the unrest has caused the…

ABx Confirms Shipment of 30,000 MT of Bauxite, Sale of Additional 5,000 MT

Sep. 20, 2017 - 09:00

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced the shipment and subsequent sale of a quantity of bauxite mined from its Bald Hill Bauxite Project in Tasmania. Though the customer was not identified, ABx indicated that the shipment in question was of 30…

Sapa to Restart Aluminium Extrusion Plant in Wales

Sep. 19, 2017 - 15:00

Norway’s Sapa AS announced yesterday that it is reopening its once-shuttered aluminium extrusion plant in Bedwas, southern Wales. Closed since 2014, the Bedwas plant will be retooled and utilized for the manufacture of lightweight aluminium body structures. Citing a growing…

Nalco to Look to Renewable Energy for Growing Power Needs

Sep. 19, 2017 - 09:00

According to the company’s annual report, Indian state-run aluminium firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has decided to turn to renewable energy to satisfy its growing power needs. At present, Nalco derives over 100 mW of power from two wind farms,…

Gränges and Mitsubishi Aluminium Announce North American Auto Parts JV

Sep. 18, 2017 - 15:00

Rolled-aluminium manufacturer Gränges AB and Japan’s Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd. announced a new joint venture between the two firms last week. The North American venture will see the two firms cooperate in the production of advanced aluminium materials for use…

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