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Zhang Bo Succeeds Father As China Hongqiao’s Chairman

Zhang Bo Succeeds Father As China Hongqiao’s Chairman

Chinese aluminium titan China Hongqiao Group Limited selected Zhang Bo to take the company’s reigns last week, filling the position his father held until his passing the week prior. The younger Zhang’s appointment took effect on Friday, the same day he was...

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China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co Joins ASI

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Monday that the People’s Republic of China’s Luoyang Wanji Aluminium Processing Co., Ltd has joined the organization as a Production and Transformation member, bringing the Initiative’s total membership to 88. Luoyang Wanji, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wanji Holding Group Co., Ltd., was formed in 2008 and […]

Bauxite Imports To China Jump By 68.2 Percent In April

Per Customs data released earlier this week, imports of bauxite to the Middle Kingdom rose significantly last month, surpassing totals for the previous month and year by double digits. Beijing reported a total of 9.77 million metric tons of bauxite ore were shipped into the country last month, besting the prior month’s total by 24.5 […]

China Hongqiao Chairman Zhang Shiping Passes Away At Age 73

Chairman of China Hongqiao Group Limited and aluminium magnate Zhang Shiping passed away late last week at the age of 73. Hongqiao made the announcement on Thursday, noting that he also held the positions on the remuneration committee and the nomination committee at the time of his death. An announcement by his hometown newspaper indicated […]

China’s Aluminium Demand Struggles As Trade Tensions Rise: CNIA

Domestic demand in the People’s Republic of China has suffered of late thanks to continuing blows to consumer confidence due to the ongoing trade tensions between the Middle Kingdom and the United States. Such was the message conveyed by the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association late last week. On Thursday, CNIA said that even a […]

ASI Certifies China’s Aluminium Foil Producer SNTO

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Monday the certification of China’s aluminium foil producer Suntown Technology Group Corporation Limited (SNTO) to the ASI Performance Standard. The firm, which is based in Wangcheng Economic Development Zone, Changsha, is the latest firm to achieve ASI’s certification, which measures responsible production, sourcing, and stewardship in the aluminium-production […]