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Chalco Cutting Alumina Production Rate By A Tenth In “Flexible Production” Measures

Chalco Cutting Alumina Production Rate By A Tenth In “Flexible Production” Measures

The world’s leading producer of alumina said on Thursday that it is entering “flexible production” that will translate into curtailing overall production by a tenth going forward. Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) indicated that cuts would be allocated across three alumina...

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U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

A quartet of North American aluminium beverage can trade groups sent an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser last week, seeking to convince the Trump Administration that a reimposition of Section 232 aluminium tariffs on aluminium imports from Canada would be extraordinarily detrimental to their constituents and U.S. consumers generally. The letter, which […]

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while failing to address the true source of the aluminium sector’s woes. In […]

Aluminum Association Calls On Trump Administration To Continue Section 232 Exemptions For Mexico And Canada

The Aluminum Association published an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser on Thursday seeking to convince the Trump Administration to continue excepting North American producers from Section 232 aluminium tariffs. The letter, which was signed by more than a dozen CEOs and other executive officers from companies all along the aluminium value chain, […]

Constellium To Head Up Project To Produce Aluminium Battery Enclosures For Electric Vehicles

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that it will head a £15-million project with a consortium of automakers and suppliers to build aluminium battery enclosures for electric vehicles. The project, christened Aluminium Intensive Vehicle Enclosures (ALIVE) will be carried out in the United Kingdom as a research project partially funded by […]