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Century Aluminum Strikes Accord With Santee Cooper Over Mt. Holly’s Power Supply

Century Aluminum Strikes Accord With Santee Cooper Over Mt. Holly’s Power Supply

Century Aluminum has come to an agreement with the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) on powering the Mt. Holly aluminium smelter, ending a long and heated fight between the two entities over where the plant is allowed to purchase its...

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Envases Group Planning US$100 Million Aluminium Can Plant For Central Texas

Central Texas has been chosen as the site for a Mexican firm’s first greenfield manufacturing plant in the United States, an aluminium can plant that is expected to create over 120 jobs. Envases Group announced last week that that its new plant would be located in Waco and supply aluminum can buyers along the Interstate […]

Alcoa Sells Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill To Kaiser For US$670 Million

Pittsburgh’s aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp announced this week that it has agreed to sell its rolling mill business to California’s Kaiser Aluminum for about US$670 million. Alcoa said it will sell the rolling mill business held by Alcoa Warrick LLC to Kaiser for a cash payment of US$587 million and an agreement to take over […]

Rusal’s Port At Taressa, Guinea Granted IMO Identification Number

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal obtained last week a unique International Maritime Organization (IMO) identification number for its Guinean mining port Taressa. The assignment followed a successful registration of the port with the IMO’s Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS). The port facilities at Taressa are part of the COBAD SA infrastructure, which supports […]