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Altech Executes Land Purchase Option For Second HPA Plant In Germany

Altech Executes Land Purchase Option For Second HPA Plant In Germany

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday its decision to execute the option to purchase a 25-acre tract in Germany ostensibly for building a second high-purity alumina (HPA) plant on the site. Per the firm, the site at the Schwarze Pump Industrial...

Constellium Debuts New High-Performance Aluminium Powder For Additive Manufacturing

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced the latest addition to its line of advance aluminium products in the form of high-performance aluminium powder “Aheadd” for use in additive manufacturing. Per the firm, the bespoke aluminium powders are designed to fit the particular needs of its customers. Constellium envisions users in a wide […]

Rusal Opens New High-Silicone Aluminium Alloy Foundry At Boguchansky

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has commissioned a new foundry complex at its aluminium smelter operation in Boguchansky (BoAZ). The new foundry will produce 120 thousand metric tons of aluminium alloy for the firm. Rusal says the new foundry, which was designed by the Italian firm Properzi, will produce a new […]

Alcoa Begins Process For Layoffs At Spanish Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp said yesterday it has begun the process of laying off the workforce at its aluminium plant in San Ciprián, Spain. According to the firm, it has been in talks with the labor force at the plant since late May. At issue is what Alcoa characterizes as “significant and unsustainable circumstances” […]

Norsk Hydro Says Production Up But Sales Down In April And May Thanks To COVID-19

Noting the unique situation in which the global economy has found itself in recent months, Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA updated investors as to production volumes for the past two months, detailing a more or less increase in production but showing a steep decline in sales over the period. Per the firm, production volumes […]