Archive for November 2019

EGA Holds Workshop To Encourage Participation In ASI From UAE Downstream Aluminium Firms

EGA Holds Workshop To Encourage Participation In ASI From UAE Downstream Aluminium Firms

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) encouraged its compatriot aluminium companies to engage with the industry trade group the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative by hosting a training session for eight UAE downstream aluminium firms last week. Though EGA did not specify which companies participated...

Events

ABx Designing Mine Lease Application For Binjour Bauxite Project

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) updated investors on the progress of operations at its Binjour Bauxite Project yesterday, noting that positive bulk sampling results has allowed the firm to begin designing the lease on the area. Per the firm, bulk sampling at the mine in Queensland earlier this year has defined the best Mining Lease Application […]

Scientists Discover Flexible Alumina Glass

A Finnish researcher may have discovered a method for producing glass with alumina that is far more flexible than conventional glass. According to research published by Erkka Frankberg at Tampere University in Finland, conventional glass has not found a wider range of applications due to its highly brittle nature. Conventional glass is formed by rigid […]

Kiwi Aluminium Extruder McKechnie Completes NZ$18 Million Equipment Upgrade

New Zealand aluminium extrusion firm McKechnie Aluminium Solutions Limited announced last week the completion of a NZ$18 million investment in new machinery at its plant in Taranaki that it hopes will help it “leapfrog” into the future of aluminium manufacturing. The investment, which took the company three years to complete and several months to commission, […]

USITC Confirms Antidumping And Countervailing Duties On Aluminium Cable And Wire Imports From China

On Wednesday the United States government released a determination that below-cost imports of aluminium wire and cable from the People’s Republic of China led to a material injury to American manufacturers, necessitating a long-term imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties against future imports. Acting upon a final determination by the U.S. Commerce Department on the […]

Alcoa Becomes 27th Member Of International Council on Mining and Metals

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been selected for membership in the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) according to a press release issued by the firm on Thursday. According to ICMM, Alcoa passed a rigorous and independent assessment process to qualify for membership. The assessment process assured the Council that Alcoa adheres to […]