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Constellium Researchers Lauded for Revolutionary Aerospace Aluminium Alloy

Constellium Researchers Lauded for Revolutionary Aerospace Aluminium Alloy

Amsterdam’s Constellium announced today that a trio of its in-house researchers are the recipients of the Medal of the Academy by the Air and Space Academy (AAE). According to the company’s press release, the medal, which is intended to recognize those who...

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European Aluminium Demand Remains Strong: Novelis SVP

Although Europe’s economy is stagnant at present, demand for rolled aluminium is strong. So said Novelis Inc.’s senior vice president and Europe president Emilio Braghi in an interview during LMEs week. “For Europe, we’re seeing good demand in our key markets of can and automotive,” he went on. “This growth is driven by favorable material […]

Constellium Names Peter R. Matt Executive VP and CFO

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the appointment of Peter R. Matt as as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the firm yesterday. Matt will join the firm and become the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on Tuesday. Constellium plans to transition him to its official Chief Financial Officer on January 1. The […]

Norsk Hydro’s Q3 Numbers Slightly Down

Norsk Hydro released results for the third quarter of 2016 yesterday. Numbers were off largely thanks to a seasonal decline in sales and negative currency effects. The firm’s underlying EBIT was lower quarter-on-quarter, totaling NOK1.477 million, down from NOK1.618 million in Q2. Underlying EBIT was down for Bauxite & Alumina, Primary Metals, Rolled Products, Energy, […]

Rio Tinto Turns In Higher Production Numbers for Third Quarter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto released third-quarter production results late last week. Though gains were not strong compared to the previous quarter, year-on-year and year-to-date showings fared better. In the just-ended quarter Rio turned out 12.4 million metric tons of bauxite, 1.98 million metric tons of alumina, and 924 thousand metric tons of aluminium. Bauxite […]

Rio Tinto Identifies Preferred Bidder for Scottish Smelter

Operators of a Rio Tinto smelter in western Scotland confirmed late last week that they were in talks to sell it to a “preferred bidder.” The Lochaber Smelter in Fort William, which is one of the region’s largest employers, is Rio’s last operational smelter in the United Kingdom. It has been in operation for almost […]