AMAG Inks €100 MM Deal With Ruag For Supply Of Aluminium Parts For Airbus A320

AMAG Inks €100 MM Deal With Ruag For Supply Of Aluminium Parts For Airbus A320

Austrian aluminium firm AMAG Austria Metall AG announced last week a multi-year agreement with Swiss aeronautical supply firm Ruag Aerostructures to supply aluminium parts and components for the Airbus A320 Single-Aisle-Programme. AMAG will supply the aluminium components via its subsidiary in Germany....


Novelis Plans US$30 MM Aluminium Annealing Line For Plant In Western Germany

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week a US$30 million investment at its Plettenberg-Ohle, Germany to build a new continuous annealing line. The new line, which is intended to meet client demands for aluminium in coffee capsules, will double the plant’s capacity. Novelis’s Ohle plant is the origin of most of the aluminium coffee […]

Russia’s Metal Sector Must Change To Adapt To “Illegal” Sanctions: Putin

Russia’s aluminium sector could be in for some major changes to combat sanctions against the country, as raw materials and sales of finished product have been hampered due to limits enacted by the global community. Such was the message delivered by Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. In a televised meeting with various metals industry […]

Novelis And Ball Corporation Increase Recycled Content Of Ball Aluminum Cup To 90 Percent

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis has teamed up with Colorado’s Ball Corporation to announce that the Ball Aluminum Cup features a recycled aluminium content of 90 percent. Novelis says the higher recycled aluminium content aligns with Ball’s emphasis on lowering the global carbon footprint and making available a more sustainable solution for sports and entertainment, […]

China’s Imports Of Aluminium Fall By 4.6 Percent On The Year In March

The People’s Republic of China imported 4.6 percent less aluminium on the year according to newly released data from the country’s government, with imports dropping below 200 thousand metric tons as prices for the commodity rose. In March the Middle Kingdom brought in 197,134 metric tons of primary aluminium and unwroght alloyed aluminium last month, […]

Rusal Pushes Back Against Rio Tinto’s Takeover Of Queensland Alumina

Russian aluminium firm UC Rusal fired back at its partner at Queensland Alumina Ltd., Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group after the latter stepped in and took control of Rusal’s 20-percent share of the operation earlier this month. Citing sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and specifically a ban on alumina exports to […]