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Vedanta’s Jharusguda Plant Has Its Sights Set On Captive Bauxite And Coal Resources: Incoming CEO Singh

In order to remain among the world’s cheapest producer of aluminium, Vedanta Ltd. is working toward having its own captive ...

Noranda Workers Seek Clarity From Jamaica’s Opposition Party Regarding Bauxite Mining Operations In Cockpit Country

Workers at Noranda’s operations in Jamaica sought clarity from Opposition Leader Peter Phillips on Friday regarding the People’s National Party’s ...

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...

Events

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

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 past few weeks after the company and its founder Liu Zhongtian were brought up on criminal charges by the United States federal ...

Aluminium Prices Under Double Pressure: Trade Wars and Chinese Exports

Base metals prices tumbled to their lowest in several weeks at the start of August, after U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Dirty Metal – China’s Troublesome Tether Between Coal And Aluminium

The year 2019 has been a red-letter year for the aluminium sector in the People’s Republic of China. Despite trade ...

Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

At least three companies (including Swiss commodity trader Glencore and German Trimet Aluminium) have expressed interest in buying Rio Tinto’s ...

VIDEOS

Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

A report released by the Aluminum Association earlier this week detailed the significant advances aluminium cans have made over competing packaging materials over the past several years, noting the significant sustainability advantages the material offers when compared to other substances ...

Indonesia Weighing Expedited Ban On Bauxite Exports

Days after the government announced an unexpected ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesian officials said earlier this week ...

Norsk Hydro Agrees To Sell Romanian Extrusion Plant To Austrian Firm For Undisclosed Sum

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday announced the signing of an agreement with Austrian firm Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) ...

En+ Group Joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C Movement

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reach certain science-based emission reduction ...

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 ...

Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week a pilot program for testing and marketing single-use aluminium beverage cups, which the ...

Novelis To Partner With Georgia Tech On Innovation Hub

Novelis To Partner With Georgia Tech On Innovation Hub

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) announced earlier this week ...

Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers in California say they have developed an alternative for copper wire in automotive applications that is cheaper and lighter ...

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 sinterable aluminium parts via binder jet additive manufacturing. Per Equispheres, the limiting factor in producing sinterable aluminium parts with 3D printing was the ever-present layer of aluminium oxide on aluminium powder, which causes rapid oxidation. […] ...

Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

A report released by the Aluminum Association earlier this week detailed the significant advances aluminium cans have made over competing packaging materials over the past several years, noting the significant sustainability advantages the material offers when compared to other substances ...

En+ Group Joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C Movement

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reach certain science-based emission reduction ...

TRIMET Aluminium Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced Monday the addition of German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE to its ranks. With ...

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Constellium’s Singen Plant Against ASI Performance Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Constellium yesterday announced the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling mill in Singen, ...