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Rusal And Braidy Industries Announce Deal To Build Automotive Aluminium Plant In Kentucky

Rusal And Braidy Industries Announce Deal To Build Automotive Aluminium Plant In Kentucky

With the weight of sanctions finally lifted from its shoulders, Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal announced earlier today a joint venture with Braidy Industries to construct and operate a flat-rolled aluminium rolling plant in Ashland, Kentucky. Per Rusal, the mill will...

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Alba Boosted Aluminium Sales And Production Totals In Q1

In the face of weak aluminium prices at the LME, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. expanded throughput and sales volume through the first quarter of 2019 the firm revealed in an announcement earlier this week. In the year’s opening three months, Alba shipped 257,113 metric tons of product, a rise of 2 percent on the year. Production […]

Norsk Hydro Announces NOK150 Million Investment In Advanced Automotive Aluminium Production Equipment At Husnes Plant

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the planned upgrade of equipment at Hydro Husnes that will allow it to offer advanced aluminium products to automotive manufacturing customers. Hydro says the NOK150 million (US$17.6 million) investment will consist largely of the installation of Low Pressure Casting (LPC) equipment that will produce improved aluminium material […]

ABx Mines 31,600 Metric Tons Of Bauxite Three Weeks Ahead Of Scheduled Shipment

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced yesterday the production of 31,600 metric tons of cement-grade bauxite ore since its previous shipment, achieving the contract tonnage necessary for the next shipment with three weeks to spare. ABx says it will continue production at the Bald Hill Bauxite Project through the end of the week, estimating that production […]

Hindalco Halts Operations At Jharkand Alumina Refinery After Red Mud Release

The collapse of a red-mud storage area and resulting injuries prompted Hindalco Industries to suspend operations at an alumina plant in Northeast India. Per the firm, the collapse injured four workers, while a fifth contract employee disappeared and is still missing. “There was an incident in the red mud (bauxite residue) storage area connected to […]

EGA Refines First Alumina At Al Taweelah

The first batch of alumina has been produced at Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC’s (EGA) new refinery at Al Taweelah. The US$3.3 billion plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi is the country’s first alumina refinery, which EGA says will set the UAE on the path to becoming a major regional alumina refining country. EGA says […]