Europe

Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Combat Beijing’s Subsidies

Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Combat Beijing’s Subsidies

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association joined with their counterparts in Canada, Japan, and Europe to call upon the Group of Seven (G7) nations to join to level the global playing field for trade in aluminium and associated products. The aluminium trade...

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Constellium Reports 7 Percent Drop In Revenue For Q1

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV released financial and production results for the year’s first quarter this week. The first quarter saw Constellium ship 2 percent less product on the year, down to 385 thousand metric tons. Shipments fell in the quarter thanks in part to a fall in shipments to its automotive and transportation […]

Norsk Hydro’s Bauxite Production Jumps By 9 Percent In The First Quarter

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA released results for the first quarter of 2021 this week. Strong extruded aluminium demand and a better overall price for primary aluminium helped buoy the period’s numbers. Revenue in the first quarter came to NOK31,951 million, up by 12 percent on the quarter and 1 percent on the year. […]

Seven Novelis Facilities In Europe Achieve ASI Certification For Sustainable Aluminium Production

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) last week announced the certification of seven of Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis’ operations in Europe under its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Certification. On Thursday, ASI announced the certification of Novelis’ twin operations in Nachterstedt, Germany, the rolling, coating and surface finishing facility in Goettingen, Germany, and the […]

Rio Tinto Shipped 13.6 MMT Of Bauxite Ore In 2021’s Opening Quarter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production results for the first quarter on Tuesday. Though generally down compared to the fourth quarter, the aluminium business’s production generally rose over the first quarter of 2020. For the year’s first quarter the firm mined 13.6 thousand metric tons of bauxite ore, which was less by 2 […]

Rusal Completes Purchase Of Aluminium Rheinfelden After Regulatory Approval

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal announced last week the completion of its purchase of Aluminium Rheinfelden GmbH thanks to the sign-off on the transaction by the German government. Regulators at the German Federal Cartel Office and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy approved of the transaction this month, paving the way […]