The stakes have risen in the escalating trade war between the governments of the United States and the People’s Republic of China, as Beijing revealed late Friday that tariffs upon aluminium scrap and copper scrap imported from American sellers will increase by...
Despite an aluminium demand growth in India of 7 percent in the April through June quarter, a tepid growth in consumption by major industries facing liquidity challenges held aluminium producers back in the quarter. According to reports in domestic financial media, aluminium sales by Indian firms were off by 10.8 percent in the quarter, losing […]
Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) announced earlier this week a US$2.5 million project to establish the Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech to support research and other educational pursuits that connect Novelis’ experts with the faculty and students at Georgia Tech. Novelis says the […]
Australian industrial minerals firm Andromeda Metals Limited said Monday that it has entered into an agreement for Direct Shipping Ore (DSO) of 405 thousand metric tons per annum of halloysite-kaolin product with Longyan Kaolin China, Beihai Kaolin, and Yamada Toskio Shoten. The three Letters of Intent are for non-binding agreements to ship kaolin at AU$115 […]
An aluminium smelter owned by Xinfa Group in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was shut down this week after an explosion at the plant according to a company source. The source, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the blast at the plant north of Ürümqi idled the entirety of its 500 thousand […]
Australian mineral exploration firm Archer Exploration Limited announced yesterday its maiden exploration target for its South Australia undertaking, the Eyre Peninsula High Purity Alumina (EPHPA) Project. Archer’s review of historical drill results in the area, which is about 90 miles southeast of Andromeda Metals’ Poochera Project, showed a kaolin exploration target of between 55 million […]
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