Market Selection

Exclusions Of Imported Aluminium Can Sheet Hurts China’s Battle Against Oversupply: Aluminum Association

Exclusions Of Imported Aluminium Can Sheet Hurts China’s Battle Against Oversupply: Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association voiced its opposition late last week to exclusion requests under Section 301 for aluminium can sheet originating from the People’s Republic of China, reasoning that such requests will work against the Middle Kingdom’s oversupply problems. In its weekly report,...

Events

Alba Refinances US$1.5 Billion Loan Facility Funding Line 6 Expansion Project

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced yesterday the successful refinancing of a US$1.5 billion syndicated loan facility that the firm has been using to fund the Line 6 Expansion Project. Per the firm, the new terms of the facility give it an 8-year tenor with 16 semi-annual payments and a 6-month grace period for each payment. The […]

FYI Resources Nears Completion Of Feasibility Study Of High-Purity Alumina Plant

Australian resource firm FYI Resources Ltd. is nearing completion of a definitive feasibility study regarding construction of a high-purity alumina plant intended to capitalize upon increasing demand for the substance by manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries. FYI Resources has previously announced plans for the construction of a A$238-million HPA plant that will utilize the firm’s kaolin […]

Citic Dicastal Opens Second Moroccan Aluminium Alloy Wheel Plant In Kenitra

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium alloy wheel producer Citic Dicastal commissioned a €350-million manufacturing plant in Northern Morocco last week. The plant’s opening was the second this year by Citic Dicastal in as many years in the North African country. The second product of a project entitled Citic Dicastal Africa, the 7.4-acre plant will […]