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China Government Planning Strict New Standards For Imported Scrap Aluminium, Copper

According to a report obtained by a prominent commodities news outlet, the government of the People’s Republic of China is ...

U.S. Aluminium And Steel Firms Sue Railroads On Allegations Of Price Fixing

An array of United States aluminium and steel producers filed suit against a quartet of the country’s largest railroad firms ...

Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday that it set a record last quarter for both production and sales volume of primary aluminium. In the third quarter Alba smelted a total of 385,396 metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 53 percent ...

Events

International Aluminium 2019 Conference – Key Takeaways

International Aluminium 2019 Conference – Key Takeaways

The FastmaketsMB aluminium conference is the sequel to the Metal Bulletin aluminium conferences, which have traditionally been one of oldest and biggest aluminium events in the world. This year, the conference was held in Athens between 23 and 25 September and was ...

Electric Vehicles (EVs): outlook for sales and aluminium demand

After last year’s electric vehicles (EVs) sales increase of 72% year/year, to 2.02 million, this year’s growth is expected to ...

Are Things Finally Looking Up For The Aluminium Market?

Base metals prices recovered sharply in the first half of September, after a seasonal slump in August, as investors and ...

Zhongwang Fake Semis Prosecution May Slam The Door On Key Routes For U.S. Import Duty Avoidance 

The global aluminium market has been watching the trials and travails of Chinese behemoth Zhongwang with intense interest for the ...

VIDEOS

EGA Inks Landmark Tolling Agreement With Dubai Natural Gas Company

EGA Inks Landmark Tolling Agreement With Dubai Natural Gas Company

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced last week that it has reached a landmark tolling agreement with Dubai Natural Gas Company (DUGAS) to generate electricity for the firm’s operations utilizing natural gas sourced by DUGAS from the Dubai Supply Authority ...

Sanctions A Dim Memory As Rusal Enters 2020 Aluminium Mating Season

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal is entering a far different mating season this year than last according to sources ...

Pyrotek Aluminium Equipment Plant In Dubai Nears Completion

Washington state aluminium engineering consulting service Pyrotek announced late last week the first phase of construction at its plant in ...

Alcoa’s Baie-Comeau Aluminium Smelter In Québec Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the certification of its Baie-Comeau aluminum smelter in Québec, Canada against the Aluminium ...

European Researchers Develop Improved Cathode For Aluminium-Ion Batteries

European Researchers Develop Improved Cathode For Aluminium-Ion Batteries

European scientists announced last week a breakthrough in aluminium battery construction that they say will double their energy density while ...

Nalco Debuts Custom Aluminium Alloy Designed For LED Production

Nalco Debuts Custom Aluminium Alloy Designed For LED Production

In another move aimed at expanding its presence in the aluminium value-added market, Indian aluminium maker National Aluminium Company (Nalco) ...

ALCORE Produces Initial Batch Of Aluminium Fluoride At Research Facilities

ALCORE Produces Initial Batch Of Aluminium Fluoride At Research Facilities

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said today its wholly-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited has achieved the next major milestone on the road ...

Equispheres Partners With McGill University On Aluminium Powder For Binder Jet 3D Printing

Equispheres Partners With McGill University On Aluminium Powder For Binder Jet 3D Printing

Canadian materials science company Equispheres teamed up with Montreal’s McGill University to develop an aluminium alloy powder capable of producing ...

Indian Oil Corp Plans Project To Develop And Market Alumina-Based Batteries

Indian Oil Corp Plans Project To Develop And Market Alumina-Based Batteries

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) announced plans earlier this week to develop and research an alumina-based battery in an effort at ...

Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday its plans to establish the region’s first Spent Pot Lining (SPL) Treatment Plant. The project, which is the result of collaboration between Alba and Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), is part of a bigger initiative driven by Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa to more properly manage the country’s […] ...

Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

Climate change is in the headlines again, thanks largely due to the commentary of 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Though often brash and confrontational, Thunberg is emphasizing the dire straits in which humanity finds itself relative to our environment and ...

Alcoa’s Baie-Comeau Aluminium Smelter In Québec Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the certification of its Baie-Comeau aluminum smelter in Québec, Canada against the Aluminium ...

Rusal Plants Half A Million Trees In Irkutsk

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal announced yesterday the planting of half a million trees in the Irkutsk region ...

Alba Plans Region’s First Spent Pot Lining Treatment Plant

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday its plans to establish the region’s first Spent Pot Lining (SPL) Treatment Plant. The project, ...