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Aluminium Demand in Q1 Up 0.7% in United States and Canada: Aluminum Association

Aluminium Demand in Q1 Up 0.7% in United States and Canada: Aluminum Association

According to newly-released data, aluminium demand in the United States and Canada rose 0.7% year-on-year over the first three months of 2016. When measured by shipments by domestic producers plus imports, demand for the first quarter was 6.55 billion lbs according to...

Events

Rusal Wins Aluminium Industry Leadership Award

Moscow’s UC Rusal announced yesterday that it was named The Industry Leader in Aluminium at the 2016 Platts Global Metals Awards. The awards were presented at a black-tie gala attracting metals industry leaders from around the world on Thursday, May 19 at Marriott Grosvenor Square in London, England. Rusal was chosen as a recipient of […]

Aluminium Wrap – 21st CRU World Aluminium Conference 2016

The 21st CRU World Aluminium Conference 2016 took place between May 9-11 in Shanghai, China. As the setting was the Middle Kingdom, many of the speakers’ presentations were oriented to the subject. What follows are a few highlights of presentations delivered at the conference by two of CRU’s experts. CRU’s Michael Insulán delivered a presentation on […]

Australia Faces Increasingly Stiff Competition in the China Bauxite Market

Australia has been a top supplier of bauxite to refineries in the People’s Republic of China for the past several years, but the country is facing increased competition for the Chinese marketplace from Malaysia and Guinea, according to a report compiled by the Australian government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, and Sydney’s Westpac Institutional […]

Novelis Expects Strong Aluminium Can Demand Thanks to Euro 2016

Europe’s premier association football event is expected to boost demand on the continent for aluminium, as fans of the participating countries are expected to consume larger quantities of beer and soft drinks over the course of the competition, explained the chief of the world’s largest rolled aluminium company. Novelis Inc. Chief Executive Steve Fisher told […]

Bell Bay Aluminium to Return to Full Capacity Sooner Than Expected

Bell Bay Aluminium’s General Manager said this week that his firm is glad to be ramping up to full production capacity now that power rationing is over. An extended outage at Basslink, the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable link connecting the Loy Yang Power Station, Victoria to the George Town substation in northern Tasmania, and […]