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Novelis Receives Final Regulatory Approval For Aleris Purchase From Chinese Regulators

Novelis Receives Final Regulatory Approval For Aleris Purchase From Chinese Regulators

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced on Friday the receipt of approval from China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) for its US$2.6 billion buy-out of Aleris Corporation. Per the firm, this is the final approval required for the...

Citic Dicastal Opens Second Moroccan Aluminium Alloy Wheel Plant In Kenitra

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium alloy wheel producer Citic Dicastal commissioned a €350-million manufacturing plant in Northern Morocco last week. The plant’s opening was the second this year by Citic Dicastal in as many years in the North African country. The second product of a project entitled Citic Dicastal Africa, the 7.4-acre plant will […]

EGA Inks Five-Year Bauxite Supply Agreement With Xinfa From GAC Mines In Guinea

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) said earlier this week it has come to a five-year agreement with Xinfa to supply its refineries with bauxite from its bauxite mines in Guinea. Per the firm, EGA’s Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) would supply the Chinese firm with “millions of tonnes” of bauxite starting next year and the first […]

USITC Confirms Antidumping And Countervailing Duties On Aluminium Cable And Wire Imports From China

On Wednesday the United States government released a determination that below-cost imports of aluminium wire and cable from the People’s Republic of China led to a material injury to American manufacturers, necessitating a long-term imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties against future imports. Acting upon a final determination by the U.S. Commerce Department on the […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Pair Of Suntown Technology Group Facilities Against Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification against its Chain of Custody standard of Suntown Technology Group Corporation Limited’s (SNTO) facilities in Changsha and Changde in the People’s Republic of China. The two facilities certified by ASI produce aluminuim foil and include a casthouse plus facilities for re-melting, refining, and material conversion. SNTO’s […]

First Payment On Infrastructure-For-Bauxite Deal Made By China To Ghana

After talks last weekend between representatives of the two governments, Ghana confirmed that it is going ahead with a US$2-billion deal with the People’s Republic of China to exchange infrastructure improvements in the West African country for bauxite ore. According to Ghanaian Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, Beijing has already released the first payment on the deal, […]