China

Typhoon Lekima Damages Hongqiao Facilities In Shandong

Typhoon Lekima Damages Hongqiao Facilities In Shandong

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Limited reported damage to its facilities in Shandong due to major flooding caused by Typhoon Lekima this weekend. According to official social media posts, the Hongqiao affiliate Weiqiao Pioneering’s aluminium plant suffered damage when a wall...

Events

Global Aluminium Production Falls To 5.25 Million Metric Tons In June

Global aluminium production fell in June, as the worldwide total of smelted primary aluminium last month came to 5.25 million metric tons according to numbers released by the International Aluminum Institute on Monday. Per the Institute’s numbers, June’s production was down on the month by 180 thousand metric tons on the month and 80 thousand […]

Chinalco Reports 31.8 Percent Jump In Revenue For 2019’s Opening Half

Despite growing downward pressure on the industry and evaporating profit margins, Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) reported a record high in revenue for the first half of the year yesterday. According to state-run media, Chinalco recorded CNY170 billion (US$24.7 billion) in revenue for the opening six months of 2019, good for an increase of 31.8 […]

Gränges Shanghai Automotive Aluminium Production Plant Gains ASI Certification

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB’s Shanghai production facility is the latest plant to achieve certification against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s Performance Standard. The plant’s production includes aluminium strips and plates used in automotive manufacturing applications. ASI notes the certification’s symbol as an ongoing commitment to environmental, social, and governance responsibility. Gränges’s Shanghai plant boasts […]