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China’s Aluminium Imports Drop In April While Domestic Production Surges

Imports of aluminium into the People’s Republic of China were off by over one-third on the year last month according ...

Constellium Lands Deal With Morf3D To Supply Specialty Additive Manufacturing Aluminium Powder

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced a partnership this week with California additive manufacturing firm Morf3D, Inc. to provide ...

Norsk Hydro Plans NOK320 MM Upgrade To Karmøy Aluminium Smelter

Norsk Hydro Plans NOK320 MM Upgrade To Karmøy Aluminium Smelter

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced plans this week to invest NOK320 million (US$32.7 million) in upgrades to its plant at Karmøy. The planned upgrades would consist of improvements tailored at reducing the plant’s overall carbon footprint. Per the ...

Events

Biden Infrastructure Bill A Big Boon To Aluminium Industry: Norsk Hydro VP Mike Stier

Biden Infrastructure Bill A Big Boon To Aluminium Industry: Norsk Hydro VP Mike Stier

Earlier this month the United States Congress passed into law President Joe Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure package. The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (or the INVEST in America Act) will allocate US$550 billion ...

The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

2020 was supposed to be “year of climate action”, with the Glasgow COP26 acting as a major milestone for both ...

Aluminium at the LME Week – Key Takeaways

Between October 28 and November 1st, London hosted the traditional London Metals Exchange (LME) Week gathering of analysts, brokers, traders ...

Aluminium Market Oversupplied, Demand Growth Flat

Base metals prices reacted positively to the progress registered in the latest round of US – China trade talks in ...

VIDEOS

Fire Breaks Out At Gränges Cold Rolling Mill In Poland

Fire Breaks Out At Gränges Cold Rolling Mill In Poland

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced yesterday that a fire broke out in its cold rolling mill production facility currently under construction in Konin, Poland. Per the firm, a portion of the equipment on site was damaged, but there ...

New Zealand Aluminium Smelter Boss Says Work Continues On Plans To Operate Beyond 2024 Closure Date

Leadership at New Zealand Aluminium Smelter said this week that they were optimistic that the Tiwai plant will stay open ...

ASI Certifies Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil’s Kunming Plant Under Chain Of Custody Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil Co., Ltd.’s Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum ...

Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. said this week that it is planning to build a US$2.5-billion low-carbon aluminium recycling ...

Altech Reports Promising Results For Feasibility Study Of Alumina Coating Plant In Germany

Altech Reports Promising Results For Feasibility Study Of Alumina Coating Plant In Germany

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. released promising results from its Preliminary Feasibility Study (PFS) of a 10 thousand metric tons ...

Rio Tinto To Collaborate With Canada Tech Firm Geomega On US$4 MM Bauxite Residue Project

Rio Tinto To Collaborate With Canada Tech Firm Geomega On US$4 MM Bauxite Residue Project

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group announced this week a US$1.2 million investment in Quebec mining technology firm Geomega Resources ...

Century’s Nordural Aluminium Smelter To Receive Innovative New Carbon-Capture System

Century’s Nordural Aluminium Smelter To Receive Innovative New Carbon-Capture System

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company announced this week the signing of a letter of intent between its subsidiary ...

Rusal Debuts New 5xxx Aluminium Alloy

Rusal Debuts New 5xxx Aluminium Alloy

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week the development of a new 5xxx aluminium alloy intended for anodizing applications. ...

ABx Breaks Ground At Alcore’s Fluorine Pilot Plant In New South Wales

ABx Breaks Ground At Alcore’s Fluorine Pilot Plant In New South Wales

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said this week that its subsidiary ALCORE Limited began construction of the pilot plant in New ...

EGA Boosts Amperage To 500kA At Al Taweelah Aluminium Smelter

EGA Boosts Amperage To 500kA At Al Taweelah Aluminium Smelter

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that it has started operations at its DX+ Ultra reduction cells at an amperage of 500kA, the highest amperage reached by alumininium smelters in the Middle East to date. Boosting the amperage to 500kA is expected to correspondingly increase production by five percent above its maximum nameplate […] ...

Novelis Details Sustainable Production Advances Made With €500 Green Bond In Report

Novelis Details Sustainable Production Advances Made With €500 Green Bond In Report

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. released its first Green Bond Report this week, detailing the progress of its €500 million (US$588 million) Green Bond issued in March of last year. Per the firm, it has allocated US$140 million of ...

ASI Certifies Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil’s Kunming Plant Under Chain Of Custody Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the certification of Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum Foil Co., Ltd.’s Yunnan Haoxin Aluminum ...

Aluar Aluminio Inks Wind Power Deal With Vestas For Supply To Aluminium Smelter In Argentina

Danish sustainable energy firm Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced this week an agreement with Argentina aluminium company Aluar Aluminio Argentino ...

Norsk Hydro Inks Ten Year Wind Power Deal With Telenor

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Hydro Energi AS signed a ten-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Norwegian telecommunications ...