Asia

India Launches Dumping Investigation Into Imports Of Aluminium- And Zinc-Coated Steel From China, Vietnam, And S. Korea

India Launches Dumping Investigation Into Imports Of Aluminium- And Zinc-Coated Steel From China, Vietnam, And S. Korea

Acting on a complaint by a domestic producer, the government of India this week launched an investigation into allegations of dumping of aluminium and zinc-coated flat products by producers from the People’s Republic of China, Vietnam, and the Republic of Korea. The...

Events

Chalco Passes Rusal As World’s Second-Biggest Aluminium Producer

In a move that places it ahead of now-former second-place firm U.C. Rusal, the People’s Republic of China’s Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) said on Friday that it bumped up total production by 18 percent over the course of last year, making it the second-most-prolific aluminium producer on Earth. Reporting from Reuters described a […]

Alba Commissions 106 New Aluminium Smelting Pots On Line 6

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. announced earlier this week the opening of over one hundred pots on its new Line 6, bringing the line to around one-quarter capacity. As of Tuesday this week, Alba is operating 106 of the 424 pots on line six, with plans for opening another hundred by the end of next month. Chairman […]

State Court Opens Door For Vedanta’s Participation In Nalco’s Alumina Sales

Relief may be on the way for Vedanta’s Jharsuguda unit after the state’s high court ordered National Aluminium Company (Nalco) to permit the firm to participate in a tender for surplus alumina. The suit in question is the latest effort in a campaign by Vedanta to gain access to Nalco’s alumina stream. The private firm […]

Daiki To Build Automotive Aluminium Alloy Plant In South India

A Japanese firm announced plans last week to invest ₹2.5 billion (US$36.1 million) in an aluminium alloy ingot plant to be constructed in South India. Per domestic reporting, Daiki Aluminium Industry Co. Ltd’s subsidiary Daiki Aluminium is planning to build the plant, with a planned nameplate capacity of 84 thousand metric tons per annum, on […]

Violent Protests Claim Two Lives At Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Alumina Refinery

Protests outside a Vedanta alumina refinery in Lanjigarh turned deadly on Monday, as a police officer and a protester were fatally injured in the course of demonstrations at the plant. “Two people have died – one of our Odisha industrial security force personnel and another one from the public,” said senior police officer Gupteswar Bhoi […]