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China’s Economy Continues Strong Recovery In October, Boosting Aluminium Production

China’s Economy Continues Strong Recovery In October, Boosting Aluminium Production

China’s economy continued to storm back from the depths in October, as factory outputs raced to meet rising retail sales in a better-than-expected recovery for the country’s economy. Per data from the National Statistics Bureau, industrial production rose by 6.9 percent on...

China’s Primary Aluminium Production Jumps By 7.9 Percent In September

The People’s Republic of China saw a 7.9-percent rise on the year of primary aluminium last month, reaching a total of 3.16 million metric tons according to the National Bureau of Statistics’ numbers released yesterday. Experts chalk up the increase to new capacity coming online over the summer, which pushed the daily average to a […]

Even More Aluminium Smelting Capacity To Spring Up In Yunnan In 2021: Antaike

Estimates show the People’s Republic of China adding another 3 million metric tons to its aluminium smelting capacity in 2021, housing half of it in Yunnan Province, the quickly-growing hotspot for new capacity. China Nonferrous Metals Industry’s statistical subsidiary Antaike said earlier this week that the province of Yunnan would see another 1.88 million metric […]

Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Achieves ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd.’s rolling facility in Luoyang, People’s Republic of China against its ASI Performance Standard. The plant produces foils used in several industries, including building supply, communications, electronics, and many other sectors. Activity at the rolling facility consists largely of rolling, […]

Chinalco Subsidiary Cited By Government For “Chaotic” Environmental Management In Guangxi

A subsidiary of Aluminium Corp of China (Chinalco) was charged last week with repeatedly violating environmental regulations at a plant in Guangxi. China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) indicated that a government inspection team at the site this month discovered subsidiary Guangxi Nonferrous Rare Earth Development Co Ltd had committed serious violations that led […]

Regal Metal To Build Aluminium Recycling And Secondary Plant In Shanxi

The People’s Republic of China’s Regal Metal announced this week that it plans to build an aluminium-recycling plant with a nameplate capacity of 300 thousand metric tons in Shanxi province. The project is a bid by Regal to revitalize old and abandoned asset in the firm’s portfolio. The plan, which has the support of the […]