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Aughinish Contractor Files Suit To Stop Proposed Strike At Plant

Aughinish Contractor Files Suit To Stop Proposed Strike At Plant

A contractor for Aughinish Alumina has filed suit in the Republic of Ireland’s High Court to enjoin a planned work stoppage at the plant on the grounds that the strike is not a valid trade dispute. Murphy International Ltd (MIL) initiated proceedings...

Events

China Hongqiao Planning New Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd. is reportedly in talks with officials from the Yunnan provincial government to build a new aluminium smelter in the region. “They are in the process of discussing this issue,” explained Yunnan’s vice governor Dong Hua to Reuters earlier this week. “Once they have discussed it, you will know.” […]

Metro Mining Plans A$51.4 Million Expansion At Bauxite Hills

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. updated investors on the progress of the Stage 2 expansion at its operations at Bauxite Hills yesterday In its update, Metro Mining revealed that the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) is now complete, offering several key conclusions regarding the mine. The study bolstered the economic case for expanding the mine to a […]

Alba Sets Records For Production And Sales Volume In Q3

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday that it set a record last quarter for both production and sales volume of primary aluminium. In the third quarter Alba smelted a total of 385,396 metric tons of primary aluminium, up by 53 percent on the year from last year’s third-quarter total production of 251,472 metric tons. Meanwhile, the […]

China Government Planning Strict New Standards For Imported Scrap Aluminium, Copper

According to a report obtained by a prominent commodities news outlet, the government of the People’s Republic of China is planning to recategorize high-purity scrap metal imports only months after setting quotas on the import of the same. Per Argus media, an unpublished proposal circulated in Beijing describes a plan to increase aluminium and copper […]

U.S. Aluminium And Steel Firms Sue Railroads On Allegations Of Price Fixing

An array of United States aluminium and steel producers filed suit against a quartet of the country’s largest railroad firms last week alleging a conspiracy among them to inflate prices and overcharge customers for their services over the course of several years in the previous decade. Alcoa, Alumax Mill Products, Arconic, Eastalco Aluminum, Intalco Aluminum, […]