The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Constellium yesterday announced the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling mill in Singen, Germany. The plant is among Constellium’s largest facilities. The rolling and casting mill at Singen successfully qualified for certification under ASI’s Performance...
The first phase of a US$300-million expansion at American flat-rolled aluminium producer JW Aluminum’s plant in South Carolina is only months away from completion according to company officers. JW Aluminum CEO Lee McCarter told the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce late last month that the expansion that began last year is expected to open its […]
Jamaica’s Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague said last week that his ministry has directed bauxite miners to tackle the issue of dust that neighboring communities say has become a nuisance. Montague raised the issue in the course of talks his office has been conducting with bauxite and alumina firms on a wide range of […]
Chinese aluminium extruder China Zhongwang released results for the first six months of 2019 late last week. The firm’s first-half numbers rose across the board thanks to a focus upon value-added aluminium products. In the opening half of 2019 Zhongwang reported a 63.7-percent rise in sales volumes on the year, from 325,096 metric tons to […]
The world’s premier aluminium producer left the market in a state of confusion earlier this month after the firm released seemingly contradictory statements regarding the state of its facilities in the wake of Typhoon Lekima. Within hours of the passage of the Category 4-equivalent super typhoon, the Hongqiao affiliate Weiqiao Pioneering’s official social media account […]
Canada’s aluminium industry is applauding Ottawa for its recent announcement that aluminium will be added to the government’s Import Control List system. In a statement released last week by the Aluminium Association of Canada, the organization praised the Canadian government’s use of the Export and Import Permits Act to help safeguard the dominion’s producers from […]
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