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Aluminum Association Recommends Increased Focus On Infrastructure, Recycling To Biden Administration

Aluminum Association Recommends Increased Focus On Infrastructure, Recycling To Biden Administration

Earlier this week the Aluminum Association released several policy documents aimed at strengthening the domestic aluminium industry, including a variety of recommendations for the incoming Congress and the newly-inaugurated administration of Joe Biden. The document, entitled The Presidential Policy Brief: Recommendations for...

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En+ Commits To Zero GHG Emissions By 2050

Anglo-Russian energy and metals company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 35 percent by 2030 and net zero by 2050. The firm’s board of directors signed off on the goal earlier this week and created a task force led by Chief Operating Officer Vyacheslav Solomin […]

Noranda Alumina Reports Strongest Six-Month Production In Over Three Years

Noranda Alumina announced last week that the firm’s latest six-month production period was the strongest it’s been in over three years. According to the firm, operations refined about 590 thousand metric tons of alumina in the latter half of last year, equating to a run rate of 1.80 million metric tons per annum. The New […]

APAA Calls Upon Biden To Maintain Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs

Last week the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) welcomed President-Elect Joe Biden to office and called upon him to leave untouched President Donald Trump’s protections for the industry from overseas aluminium producers. In the open letter, the APAA pledged to work with the incoming Democrat on strengthening the economy and creating jobs via the US […]

Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Quebec aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette announced this week that its output during 2020 set a production record, besting its previous high-water mark set in 2016. “Aluminerie Alouette in 2020 broke its record of all time with an annual production of 620,706 tons of aluminium,” quoted AlCircle from its 2020 review statement. “It was a special […]

Constellium Launches Partnership To Develop Automotive Aluminium Technology

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium revealed yesterday a new partnership with Groupe Renault, ESI Group, Institut de Soudure (Welding Institute), and the University of Lorraine to develop lightweight, recyclable and cost-efficient aluminium solutions for the automotive market. The ~€7 million undertaking, dubbed Project ISA3, intends to develop closed-loop aluminium recycling, which will increase the pace […]