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GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

American automaker General Motors Co said last week that it is testing out a variety of new technologies to cut costs of electric vehicles, including increasing the use of aluminium and aluminium alloys. While speaking to an investor conference on Wednesday, GM...

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Canyon Expects To Submit Environmental Report To Cameroon Government Next Month

Australian minerals miner Canyon Resources Limited announced last week that the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for its operations at Mining Martap Bauxite Project, which will bring it one step closer to beginning production at the site. Canyon submitted an application to mine the site to the Cameroon Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and […]

USITC Determines Imports Of Common Aluminium Alloy Sheet From 16 Countries Harmed American Producers

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) announced last week its determination that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from over a dozen countries have materially harmed the domestic industry, leading to new barriers for imports from those countries in the near future. The USITC’s investigation found that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from […]

AMAG Inks Closed-Loop Aluminium Partnership With Audi Hungaria

European cast and rolled aluminium supplier AMAG Austria Metall AG announced this week a partnership with AUDI Hungaria Zrt to develop an aluminium closed-loop system between its factories. Per the press release, waste aluminium generated at Audi’s plant in Györ will be delivered to AMAG’s plant in Ranshofen for recycling back into its primary aluminium […]

Kaiser Aluminum Closes Purchase Of Warrick Rolling Mill From Alcoa

California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum finalized the purchase of Alcoa Corporation’s Warrick plant earlier this week. Kaiser bought the aluminium rolling mill from Alcoa for US$670 million. Though Kaiser purchased the mill, Alcoa retains ownership of the assets at the plant, the power plant on site, and the land upon which it all […]