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Kaiser Aluminum Returning To Pre-Pandemic Business With Q1’s Total Shipments Of 137 MM Pounds

Kaiser Aluminum Returning To Pre-Pandemic Business With Q1’s Total Shipments Of 137 MM Pounds

California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum announced results for the first quarter of the year yesterday. Totals were generally ahead of the fourth quarter but down from last year’s first quarter as the firm sees a return to pre-COVID-19 trends. In...

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Capral Shareholders Nix Allegro’s Buyout Offer

The biggest aluminium extruder and distributor in Australia rebuffed a potential buyout offer, as Capral Aluminium’s shareholders find the offer from Allegro undervalues the firm. Shareholders made their voice known in a vote last week, rejecting the offer after the board of directors announced it and recommended a vote in favor of it a few […]

Seven Novelis Facilities In Europe Achieve ASI Certification For Sustainable Aluminium Production

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) last week announced the certification of seven of Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis’ operations in Europe under its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Certification. On Thursday, ASI announced the certification of Novelis’ twin operations in Nachterstedt, Germany, the rolling, coating and surface finishing facility in Goettingen, Germany, and the […]

NZAS Turned Down NZ$35 Million In Clean-Up Assistance From National Government

The Tiwai aluminium smelter in New Zealand recently affirmed its commitment to clean up hazardous waste at the plant, but documents brought to light this week reveal that the New Zealand Aluminium Smelter turned down an offer of several million dollars from the national government to aid in that process. NZAS’s statement declared that the […]

Century Aluminum Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum yesterday announced the publication of its first-ever annual Sustainability Report, which emphasizes the firm’s commitment to health, safety, and sustainability. Per the firm, the Sustainability Report incorporates information from its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy. Among the highlights of the report include noting that the entirety of the power […]