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Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Becomes China’s First Ever ASI Certified Firm

Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Becomes China’s First Ever ASI Certified Firm

The Middle Kingdom has its first aluminium firm certified against Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody Standard with yesterday’s announcement of the certification of Yantai Donghai Aluminium Foil Co., Ltd. The firm, which is a subsidiary of Shandong Nanshan Aluminium Co....

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Hongqiao To Restart 100 Thousand MTPA Of Aluminium Capacity

With this year’s winter cuts season behind them, China Hongqiao Group Limited will be slowly but surely ramping up production levels over the next several months. The world’s most prolific aluminium producer made the announcement Friday, a day removed from the end of mandatory winter production cuts season. Specifically, the firm said it would commence […]

Chalco Shutters Production At Shandong Huayu Aluminium Smelter

Blaming the rising cost of electricity in the province, Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) announced on Wednesday that it is ending aluminium production at its smelter in Shandong. Chalco said in a statement issued to the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges that it is implementing “flexible production” at the Shandong Huayu smelter due to […]

Weak Aluminium Prices Fail To Hinder Record Production By Chinese Smelters In December

Though aluminium prices remained weak, Chinese smelters increased production last month, helping to propel the year’s output into record territory as well as setting a record in its own right. Such was the story told by official numbers released by the government earlier today. Data released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics indicated that the […]