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Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobe Steel, Ltd’s U.S. subsidiary Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX) inaugurated a new aluminium extrusions plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Wednesday. The plant, which is one of two operated by Kobelco in Bowling Green, manufactures and sells aluminium extrusions...

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Alba Information System Certified To ISO 27001:2013

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced last week the certification of its information management apparatus to the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System standard. Alba says the certification demonstrates the firm’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) is equipped with a systematic and ongoing approach to handling potential security risks that may be confronted by its information systems. […]

EGA Releases Second Annual Sustainability Report

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) released its second-annual Sustainability Report earlier this week, detailing the progress the firm made towards its sustainability targets in 2018. In the report, EGA notes its work in conjunction with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative over the last calendar year. EGA join the ASI in 2017, becoming the first Middle Eastern […]

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]

Noranda Workers Seek Clarity From Jamaica’s Opposition Party Regarding Bauxite Mining Operations In Cockpit Country

Workers at Noranda’s operations in Jamaica sought clarity from Opposition Leader Peter Phillips on Friday regarding the People’s National Party’s (PNP) stance on continuing protests against Noranda’s operations in Cockpit Country. Per local media, Phillips was confronted by Noranda workers during a tour of the firm’s St. Ann operations. Noranda workers peppered him with questions […]