Don’t Doubt China’s Determination to End Air Pollution

Don’t Doubt China’s Determination to End Air Pollution

The LME aluminium price fell in June to its lowest level since mid-March as the market reacted to rising supplies and exports from China, as well as to lower output costs and higher inventories. The price decline (which this author predicted in...


Aluminium prices in 2017 – the only way is up?

  – A closer look at Reuters’ aluminium price poll – The price outlook remains positive despite temporary fall expected in the Q3   Analysts are pretty divided when it comes to the direction aluminium prices will go in the second half of the year. They can be split into two groups: on one hand, […]

47th Faro Meeting Highlights

On April 6-7, Imola, Italy hosted the 47th Faro Meeting, a conference devoted to latest developments in the automotive industry and metals markets. During the first day of the two-day conference, speakers from renowned world companies, including Ducker Worldwide, LMC Automotive and Novelis Inc, expressed their views on current and future trends in the automotive […]

Why aluminium prices are set to increase in H2 2017

After a strong start in the first two months of the year, base metals prices have weakened recently in expectation of U.S. interest rate increase this month, which would drive up the US dollar. Speculations that China will cut aluminium and alumina production in several provinces to cope with air pollution were behind the 12% […]

Creating value out of aluminium waste in India

Disposal of aluminium industry waste, chiefly the bauxite residue called red mud is a worldwide concern. The high alkalinity of red mud and the presence of toxic materials in it pose a serious ecological hazard. Which is why the aluminium industry has been brainstorming to overcome the problem associated with red mud disposal. The remedies […]