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Icelandic Firm Develops First All-Aluminium Vehicle

An Icelandic firm announced the debut of the country’s first vehicle to be made almost entirely of domestically-produced aluminium earlier ...

Ghana And Guinea Mulling Partnership On Bauxite Mining Development

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said on Tuesday that his government is in talks with the Guinean government to ...

Alcoa Inks Seven-Year Power Deal For Massena Plant

Alcoa Inks Seven-Year Power Deal For Massena Plant

Alcoa’s Massena plant has reached a new, seven-year deal with the New York Power Authority to provide electricity to the plant, picking up where the existing deal leaves off at the end of this month. The new contract, which runs ...

Events

Aluminium Market Update: Why Are Aluminium Prices Lagging Behind Other Base Metals?

Aluminium Market Update: Why Are Aluminium Prices Lagging Behind Other Base Metals?

Base metals prices have recovered significantly since January’s lows after news that the US and China are inching closer to signing a trade deal. According to reports, both sides will lower or remove tariffs upon signing a trade agreement, but it is ...

The Venezuela Blackout Spells Doom for its Aluminium Industry

After Venezuela’s energy supply failed on March 8th, the directors of the CVG together with the presidents of each company ...

Aluminium Alloys in the Automotive Industry: a Handy Guide

Looking at the flurry of announcements of new aluminium alloys developed by some of the big aluminium producers (Novelis, Constellium, ...

Interview with European Aluminium’s Maarten G. Labberton and Magdalena Garczyńska

In the run-up to European Aluminium’s 15th International Aluminium Recycling Congress, which will take place between February 26-27 in Colmar, ...

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Wood Mackenzie Report Finds Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs A Boon To Chinese Exports

Wood Mackenzie Report Finds Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs A Boon To Chinese Exports

In stark contrast with the measure’s intended purpose of protecting United States aluminium producers from imports, the Section 232 tariffs on said imports have coaxed even more aluminium exports from producers in the People’s Republic of China. Such was the ...

Violent Protests Claim Two Lives At Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery

Protests outside a Vedanta alumina refinery in Lanjigarh turned deadly on Monday, as a police officer and a protester were ...

EGA Inks New Shipping Deal With A.P. Moller – Maersk

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced the signing of a deal with global shipping firm A.P. Moller – Maersk ...

Removal Of Section 232 Tariffs On Canada’s Aluminium And Steel To Occur In “Next Few Weeks”: Ambassador MacNaughton

Canadian ambassador to the United States David MacNaughton continues to say an end to the Section 232 import tariffs on ...

Icelandic Firm Develops First All-Aluminium Vehicle

Icelandic Firm Develops First All-Aluminium Vehicle

An Icelandic firm announced the debut of the country’s first vehicle to be made almost entirely of domestically-produced aluminium earlier ...

Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Rusal To Build Pilot Plant For Production Of Fine Precipitated Aluminium Hydroxide

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday that it has readied construction on a ₽500 million (US$7.84 million) pilot ...

EGA Expands Bauxite Residue Research Partnership With Belgian Firm

EGA Expands Bauxite Residue Research Partnership With Belgian Firm

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced earlier this week the widening of a partnership with Belgian research and technology ...

Aluminium Alloys in the Automotive Industry: a Handy Guide

Aluminium Alloys in the Automotive Industry: a Handy Guide

Looking at the flurry of announcements of new aluminium alloys developed by some of the big aluminium producers (Novelis, Constellium, ...

Researchers Develop New Aluminium Alloy Using Microscopic Diamonds

Researchers Develop New Aluminium Alloy Using Microscopic Diamonds

A team of Russian and British scientists announced the development of a process to add nanoscale diamonds to molten aluminium, ...

Auto Industry Looks to Aluminum Extrusions for Increased Performance and Cost-Effective Solutions

Auto Industry Looks to Aluminum Extrusions for Increased Performance and Cost-Effective Solutions

Automakers are employing an effective way to slim down electric vehicles, just as they have lightened their traditional combustion-engine lineup. They’re using more high-strength aluminum to provide the needed lightweighting. And they intend to continue to use the distinct capabilities of extruded solutions to make their vehicles more energy efficient, without sacrificing performance or aesthetics. […] ...

Gränges Kicks Off Series Of Long-Term Sustainability Goals

Gränges Kicks Off Series Of Long-Term Sustainability Goals

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced yesterday an initiative to achieve benchmarks for sustainable production and global competitiveness along the entirety of its value chain. The firm’s press release described a set of five sustainability targets that Gränges expects ...

Rio Tinto Collaboration With Apple On Carbon-Free Aluminium Production To Move Forward

In an effort at transitioning its aluminium business to capitalize on the coming low-carbon economy, Rio Tinto Group said last ...

Nespresso Invests US$1.2 Million In NYC Aluminium Recycling Technology

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A., in conjunction with the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), and Sims Municipal ...

Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Becomes China’s First Ever ASI Certified Firm

The Middle Kingdom has its first aluminium firm certified against Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody Standard with yesterday’s ...