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Globitas Purchases Aluminium Wholesaler HEGO For An Undisclosed Sum

Earlier this month Netherlands independent investor Globitas took title to compatriot aluminium and steel wholesaler HEGO NL for an undisclosed ...

China Hongqiao Aluminium Capacity Move To Yunnan Postponed Due To Power Cuts

The world’s biggest non-state-owned aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group said last week the planned relocation of aluminium capacity to Yunnan ...

ABx Aluminium Fluoride Extraction Method Shown To Be Commercially Viable

ABx Aluminium Fluoride Extraction Method Shown To Be Commercially Viable

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced this week that process flow sheet modeling has shown that its plan to use aluminium smelter waste to produce aluminium fluoride (AlF3) is commercially viable. The firm said that modeling of a 10 thousand metric ...

Events

The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

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 businesses and policymakers to accelerate decarbonization efforts. However, with COVID-19 disrupting lives and economies in an unprecedented manner, countries across the globe ...

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 ...

Aluminium of Greece (AOG): is the Pechiney spirit still alive?

Between September 24-25, FastmarketsMB organized its annual aluminium conference in Athens. A day before the conference, in accordance with an ...

VIDEOS

European Aluminium Criticizes European Commission’s Suspension Of Anti-Dumping Duties On Chinese Producers

European Aluminium Criticizes European Commission’s Suspension Of Anti-Dumping Duties On Chinese Producers

Aluminium trade group European Aluminium Association said on Monday that it approved of the European Commission’s final confirmation of definitive anti-dumping duties on flat-rolled aluminium products (FRP) on the European market. However, it continued to oppose the nine-month suspension of ...

Dutch Producer Aldel Halts Primary Aluminium Production Due To High Electricity Prices

Dutch aluminium producer Aldel announced on Friday that it will be suspending production of primary aluminium due to the high ...

University Of Queensland Taking Sustainable Red Mud Treatment Process To Full-Scale Trials

The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute, Rio Tinto, and Queensland Alumina Limited are preparing to enter full-scale trials of ...

Beijing Releases Another 70 Thousand Metric Tons Of Primary Aluminium

The People’s Republic of China released another 70 thousand metric tons of aluminium yesterday in yet another effort at bringing ...

ABx Aluminium Fluoride Extraction Method Shown To Be Commercially Viable

ABx Aluminium Fluoride Extraction Method Shown To Be Commercially Viable

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced this week that process flow sheet modeling has shown that its plan to use aluminium ...

Mitilineos Developing New Methods For Scandium Production From Bauxite

Mitilineos Developing New Methods For Scandium Production From Bauxite

Greek energy company Mitilineos announced last week its plan to enhance the use of its more economical method for extracting ...

Russian Maritime Register Of Shipping Adds Rusal’s Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Russian Maritime Register Of Shipping Adds Rusal’s Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal announced earlier this week the inclusion of an aluminium-scandium alloy it developed into the Russian ...

Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week the expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia ...

EGA’s Suggestion Scheme Saves AED416 MM In Forty Years

EGA’s Suggestion Scheme Saves AED416 MM In Forty Years

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked the 40th anniversary of its Suggestion Scheme last week. Over the previous four decades ...

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the implementation of a new neural network at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter that will monitor the quality of the plant’s aluminium ingot. Rusal’s new neural network utilizes a video monitoring system to check the surface quality of small aluminium ingots during production, checking for defects as the […] ...

Aluminum Stewardship Initiative Certifies Remaining Novelis Europe Sites

Aluminum Stewardship Initiative Certifies Remaining Novelis Europe Sites

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week that it provisionally certified the remainder of Novelis’s European production sites under its Performance Standard, granting the remelting, casting, and rolling activities at Voerde and Koblenz. The aluminium plants at Voerde and ...

Rusal Among First To Contribute Aluminium Sustainability Data To LMEpassport

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal released sustainability data this week into the London Metal Exchange’s new low-carbon platform LMEpassport, making ...

University Of Queensland Taking Sustainable Red Mud Treatment Process To Full-Scale Trials

The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute, Rio Tinto, and Queensland Alumina Limited are preparing to enter full-scale trials of ...

Alcoa Pledges To Achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2050

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week its intention to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions along the entirety of ...