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China’s Daily Aluminium Production Lowest Since October

China’s Daily Aluminium Production Lowest Since October

The per-day aluminium production of smelters in the People’s Republic of China fell by 3.6 percent in March, dropping to a nadir not seen since last fall. Such was the picture painted by numbers released by Reuters yesterday, which were derived from...

Events

Novelis Cuts Ribbon On $4.5-Million Upgrade At NE Ohio Aluminium Beverage Can Plant

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. hosted a ribbon-cutting event at its facility in Warren, Ohio after the completion of a US$4.5-million upgrade to the plant’s equipment. The investment, which was announced in November 2017, included improvements that will allow the facility greater versatility in pretreatments, an improvement in operational efficiency, and reductions […]

Metro Mining To Restart Operations At Bauxite Hills Within Weeks

With the area’s rainy season behind it, Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. said yesterday that it will soon restart bauxite mining operations at Bauxite Hills later this month. The firm said it is soon to return to production after a planned shut-down in December that coincided with the beginning of the region’s rainy season. Though mining […]

Altech Conducts First-Ever Site Visit At HPA Site For Current And Potential Stakeholders

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. hosted a site visit from several of its investors over the weekend to its under-construction high-purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor, Malaysia. Altech managing director Iggy Tan led investors and other stakeholders in the plant’s first-ever tour, detailing the progress the firm has made since beginning Stage 1 construction toward […]

Brazilian Court Weighing Lifting Production Embargoes At Alunorte

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said on Friday that its alumina subsidiary Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) and the Ministério Público participated in a hearing at the Federal Court in Belem regarding the ongoing production embargoes at the site, with the parties submitting to the court a joint petition to end the […]