Sanjeev Gupta told an industry gathering on Monday that his GFG Group expects to top 1 million metric tons per annum of aluminum-smelting capacity within the next two years by way of acquisitions. Speaking at the London Metal Exchange (LME) Seminar, Gupta...
Estimates show the People’s Republic of China adding another 3 million metric tons to its aluminium smelting capacity in 2021, housing half of it in Yunnan Province, the quickly-growing hotspot for new capacity. China Nonferrous Metals Industry’s statistical subsidiary Antaike said earlier this week that the province of Yunnan would see another 1.88 million metric […]
Century Aluminum’s quest to rid itself of the agreement to buy power from only the South Carolina Public Service Company (Santee Cooper) was dealt a serious setback earlier this week when a state judge found that an agreement it had with the city of Goose Creek was illegal. On Monday, Circuit Judge Roger Young handed […]
The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Alu-Met GmbH’s Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei GmbH in Schlins, Austria against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible aluminium production. The areas under certification are the plant’s casthouse and remelting operations, where the firm utilizes over 70 percent recycled aluminium feedstock. Speedline Aluminium-Gießerei boasts an annual production of […]
Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday that it has been offered a commitment of €7,380,000 (~A$12.2million) from the government of the German state of Saxony to build a high-purity alumina plant. Per the firm, the HPA plant would be constructed at the Schwarze Pumpe Industrial Park in Spreetal. The grant follows an option to […]
Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday a project to modernize the reduction area at the Krasnoyarsk aluminum smelter (KrAZ) to a new eco-friendly pitch made from a more sustainable raw material. Per the firm, the eco-friendly pitch will be made from a material that is less tarry, and its use will be less […]
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