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GFG To Double Lochaber Smelter’s Capacity With Addition Of Aluminium Recycling Plant

GFG To Double Lochaber Smelter’s Capacity With Addition Of Aluminium Recycling Plant

Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance said last week it is preparing to invest £94 million in the construction of a new aluminium recycling facility in Scotland at its existing aluminium smelter at Lochaber. Local media said the investment would also include a doubling...

Norsk Hydro, Panasonic, And Equinor Agree To Study Establishing A Battery Plant In Norway

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced a memorandum of understanding with technology firm Panasonic and international energy company Equinor to explore the possibility of collaborating on a sustainable and affordable business in batteries in Europe. The trio agreed to investigate the possibility of building a battery operation in Norway through the upcoming summer. Any […]

Constellium’s Bowling Green Rolled Aluminium Plant Recognized As Environmental Steward By TVA

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has been named an “exemplary environmental steward” by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The plant, which supplies the growing automotive market in North America, boasts a nameplate capacity of 100 thousand metric tons per annum. Bowling Green’s operations were […]

China’s Economy Continues Strong Recovery In October, Boosting Aluminium Production

China’s economy continued to storm back from the depths in October, as factory outputs raced to meet rising retail sales in a better-than-expected recovery for the country’s economy. Per data from the National Statistics Bureau, industrial production rose by 6.9 percent on the year, similar to September’s rise and above experts’ expectations for the month. […]

Aluminum Association Lauds USITC Decision On Dumping Of Aluminium Foil From Five Countries

The Aluminum Association applauded a move by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) last week to unanimously determine that some aluminium foil imports from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey are injurious to American producers of the same. The USITC’s decision opens the door for the Department of Commerce to continue with antidumping and countervailing […]