Business

Alba’s Line 6 Reaches Halfway Point In Start-Up Process

Alba’s Line 6 Reaches Halfway Point In Start-Up Process

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. reached the halfway point on start-up at its new Line 6 after successfully bringing another 106 pots online last week, bringing the total number of operational pots to 212. Alba held an event on Tuesday to mark the occasion,...

Events

Hawesville Restart Yields Four-Percent Rise in Century Aluminum’s Q1 Shipments

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released production and financial results for the year’s opening quarter earlier this week. Though production was up in the quarter, wider market forces helped keep financial numbers lower than hoped. In the first quarter Century Aluminum shipped 206,451 metric tons of aluminium, up 4 percent from last quarter’s total of […]

Novelis To Collect Aluminium Beverage Cans At Kentucky Derby For Habitat For Humanity

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. will be on hand this weekend at Churchill Downs to help promote recycling among the attendees of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Novelis announced yesterday its appointment as the Derby’s recycling partner as well as its plan to provide recycling bins on the infield of Churchill Downs. The […]

Though Chalco’s Production Fell In Q1, Profits Rose By 46 Percent

Thanks to recently weak prices, Aluminum Corp of China Ltd. (Chalco) reported a drop in first-quarter aluminium production of 6.9 percent on the year. Per a data sheet sent to analysts earlier this week, Chalco smelted 950 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the opening three months of the year, off from last year’s […]

Novelis Develops New Aluminium Sheet Battery Enclosure Tailored For Electric Vehicles

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the development of a new and improved type of aluminium sheet battery enclosure designed for use in electric vehicles. A response to a need in the ballooning electric vehicle production market, this new battery enclosure is constructed of proprietary Novelis Advanz aluminium alloy products. The […]

Final Month Of U.S. Sanctions Weigh Down Rusal’s Q1 Results

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal reported first-quarter financial and production results yesterday. Though production and sales remained relatively steady in the quarter, financial numbers struggled due to a drop in prices at the LME and the tail end of sanctions placed upon it by the United States government. In the first quarter Rusal smelted […]