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Bosnian Smelter Aluminij Seeks End to Import Tax on Unalloyed Aluminium

Bosnian Smelter Aluminij Seeks End to Import Tax on Unalloyed Aluminium

Bosnia’s Aluminij d.d. Mostar announced on Monday that it has petitioned the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton government to end the import tax on unalloyed aluminium in an effort at boosting the plant’s output and cutting production costs. The firm said in a statement that...

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Europe’s Aluminium Industry May Back EU Action Against China’s Subsidies: Gerd Götz

The head of Europe’s leading aluminium trade organization said last week that his group may support Brussels if the European Union initiates a complaint against the People’s Republic of China over aluminium subsidies at the World Trade Organization. Gerd Götz, director general of European Aluminium were prompted by the complaint filed by the United States […]

Will 2017 Be the Year Aluminium Prices Reclaim Their Shine?

Oleg Deripaska, the president of Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal, addressed the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday. “Renewables are an excuse for some countries to use more coal”, he said, before arguing that “We need to implement a carbon price, let’s say tomorrow and maybe even escalate it a […]

Aluminium of Greece Grabs Top Health and Safety Awards

Aluminium of Greece (AoG) announced its reception of two top awards at Boussias Communications’ Health & Safety Awards 2016. A subsidiary of Mytilineos Group, AoG garnered the top prize in the Alumina and Aluminium Production & Trading category for its implementation of the “Health and Safety at Work” thematic consultation with its stakeholders. The project […]

Eurasian Resources Group Boasts Record Output in 2016

Eurasian Resources Group announced on Monday that its plant in Kazakhstan turned out over 235,000 metric tons of primary aluminium last year, which was in excess of its annual production target and was one of its highest production volumes since the plant opened nine years ago. Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter JSC (KAS), which is the country’s […]

Škoda Opens New Aluminium Press Line in Czech Republic

Škoda Auto announced the opening of its latest press line at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. The new PXL II servo press line, which turns out aluminium body parts, is expected to be fully operational by March. The firm began construction on the 125,000-ft2 plant commenced in 2015. The project required an […]