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GFG Alliance Inks Deal To Buy Duffel Aluminium From Novelis

GFG Alliance Inks Deal To Buy Duffel Aluminium From Novelis

Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance said yesterday it has agreed to buy Novelis’s Duffel BVBA aluminium plant in Belgium for an undisclosed sum. Yesterday’s purchase of the Belgian mill is the latest in a series of aluminium and steel purchases by GFG in...

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Aughinish Contractor Files Suit To Stop Proposed Strike At Plant

A contractor for Aughinish Alumina has filed suit in the Republic of Ireland’s High Court to enjoin a planned work stoppage at the plant on the grounds that the strike is not a valid trade dispute. Murphy International Ltd (MIL) initiated proceedings late last week against trade union Unite and its plans to commence a […]

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

Aluminium recycling rates in Europe rose again in 2017 to 74.5 percent, a 2.3-percent bump from the year prior and good for another record high for the continent. Such was the story told by statistics released by the European Aluminium Association on Monday. Per the numbers, which took into account recycling across the European Union, […]

Aluminium of Greece (AOG): is the Pechiney spirit still alive?

Between September 24-25, FastmarketsMB organized its annual aluminium conference in Athens. A day before the conference, in accordance with an old tradition, a one-day field trip for conference delegates was organized to the Aluminium of Greece (AoG) plant, some 180 km from Athens. The plant is nestled in a picturesque bay on the North coast […]