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China Hongqiao Planning New Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

China Hongqiao Planning New Aluminium Smelter In Yunnan

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd. is reportedly in talks with officials from the Yunnan provincial government to build a new aluminium smelter in the region. “They are in the process of discussing this issue,” explained Yunnan’s vice governor Dong Hua...

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China’s Fourth Quarter Aluminium Scrap Quota Surpasses Third Quarter Limit

The government of the People’s Republic of China issued the first set of scrap metal quotas for the year’s closing quarter earlier this week. The state says it plans to allow in roughly 66 thousand metric tons of aluminium, copper, and ferrous scrap metals during the fourth quarter. China Solid Waste and Chemicals Management announced […]

Opening Of Henan Shenhuo Smelter In Yunnan Delayed Due To Adverse Weather

The opening of a new aluminium smelter in Yunnan province has been postponed by Henan Shenhuo Group due to adverse weather and the resulting delays in construction according to statements made by a company spokesperson on Wednesday. The plant, which is located in Wenshan prefecture, is slated to have a nameplate capacity of 900 thousand […]

Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]

Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Plant In Jiangyin Achieves ASI Chain Of Custody Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., Ltd’s plant in Jiangyin City under the ASI’s Chain of Custody standard. The facility, which was recently certified under the ASI’s Performance Standard, boasts a casthouse and an aluminium foil production operation, the latter of which is now covered […]