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Regal Metal To Build Aluminium Recycling And Secondary Plant In Shanxi

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...

European Commission Mandates Registration For Aluminium Extrusions Imported From China

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that aluminium extrusions imported from the People’s Republic of China will immediately be subject to registration by each of its member nations’ customs authority. The move is the next step in the European Commission’s response to complaints from the continent’s aluminium sector as expressed by the trade body European […]

European Commission Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation Into Chinese Flat-Rolled Aluminium

The European Union announced last week the commencement of an anti-dumping investigation on imports from Chinese producers of flat-rolled aluminium products. Per the European Commission, the industry provided enough evidence of the harm to supplies of raw materials in the Union the underpriced imports of flat-rolled aluminium from China has wrought. The formal complaint to […]

China Hongqiao Abruptly Quits The International Aluminium Institute

World leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group abruptly quit the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) this week, leaving only four years after joining the body. The IAI accounted for almost two-thirds of the bauxite, alumina, and aluminium mined, refined, and smelted throughout the world. However, with Hongqiao’s departure, the firm takes with it around 6.5 million […]

Tianjin Zhongwang Certified By ASI Against Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Wednesday the certification of Tianjin Zhongwang Aluminium Co., Ltd.’s plant in Tianjin against its Chain of Custody Standard. Per the ASI, this week’s certifications cover the plant’s aluminium refining/remelting, casting and post-casthouse activities. The plant, which achieved certification under the ASI’s Performance Standard this spring, carries out casting, […]