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Rusal Inks Supply Agreement With Auto Parts Maker Kosei On Low-Carbon Aluminium

Rusal Inks Supply Agreement With Auto Parts Maker Kosei On Low-Carbon Aluminium

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced earlier this week its selection by global wheel and automotive component maker Kosei to be its global supplier of high-quality aluminium alloys. Rusal says it will be selling its proprietary low-carbon aluminium ALLOW to Kosei....

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EGA Completes Refurbishment At Al-Taweelah Aluminium Smelter’s Potline 3

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) completed a major refurbishment of its Potline 3 at the Al-Taweelah aluminium smelter, having relined the reduction cells after several years of use. According to the firm, the over 400 reduction cells were also augmented with new steel collector bars with copper inserts, which are intended to improve performance at the […]

Showa Denko Sells Aluminium Assets To Apollo Global Management

Japanese chemical firm Showa Denko K. K. announced earlier this week the sale of its aluminium business to United States investment fund Apollo Global Management for an undisclosed sum. Thursday’s announcement was the latest in Showa Denko’s move to shed assets. Specifically sold was the firm’s aluminium rolling, aluminium can, and electronic components segments. Neither […]

EGA Partners With DEWA To Produce Solar-Powered Primary Aluminium

Earlier this week, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced last week a partnership that is expected to lead to the first-ever primary aluminium to be smelted via solar power. The plan is part of a wider initiative by the government of Dubai to transform the city into the world’s […]

Vedanta Wins Award For Digital Transformation At Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter

London-based aluminium producer Vedanta took home the ‘Most Innovative Best Practice’ Award at the Digital Transformation (DX) Summit & Awards 2020 earlier this week. The award, which is administered by CII – Centre for Digital Transformation (CDT), is intended to recognize worthwhile achievements related to digital transformation. The innovation for which Vedanta is recognized is […]

NALCO To Invest ₹30,000 Crore On Expansions At Angul Aluminium Smelter

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) is planning to invest over ₹30,000 crore (US$17.7 billion) through 2028 on expanding and diversifying the organization. India’s Union minister for coal and mines Pralhad Joshi made the announcement last week at an anniversary event for the firm. “With the ambitious growth plans that Nalco has for the future, it […]