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Nalco To Branch Out Into Aluminium Alloys, Battery Production: Chand

Nalco To Branch Out Into Aluminium Alloys, Battery Production: Chand

In a wide-ranging interview with domestic media, National Aluminium Company Ltd’s (Nalco) chief Tapan Kumar Chand explained the firm’s plan to insulate itself from a volatile aluminium trade by diversifying into a range of new areas, including lithium mining, aerospace alloys, and...

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Aluminij D.D. Mostar Closes Its Doors As Bankruptcy Proceedings Begin

Despite overtures from Emirates Global Aluminuim PJSC and an infusion of cash from Glencore plc, Bosnian smelter Aluminij d.d. Mostar made the decision to shutter the plant and file for bankruptcy yesterday. Wire services reported that the plant was removed from the power grid just after midnight Wednesday morning due to the firm’s substantial outstanding […]

EGA, Glencore In Talks With Bosnian Government Over Struggling Aluminij Smelter

Talks are underway over the fate of Bosnian aluminium smelter Aluminij d.d. Mostar, as Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC and Glencore plc have both expressed interest to the Bosnian government regarding the formation of a strategic partnership with the struggling plant. According to domestic reportage, EGA is in the early stages of developing a plan for […]

Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and Australian metal 3D printing developer Aurora Labs Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week that contemplates increased commercial and research ties between the two firms. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary A3D Operations Pty Ltd., Aurora and Gränges agreed to a framework for possible future transactions between the […]

Sources Say Glencore And Liberty House Among Trio Of Potential Buyers Of Rio Tinto’s Iceland Aluminium Assets

Sources revealed to Reuters late last week that at least three companies, including Glencore plc, have shown a strong interest in purchasing Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Iceland, Sweden, and the Netherlands for up to US$350 million. An anonymous source Reuters characterized as being involved in the banking industry reportedly told […]