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Alcoa Reaches Deal For Purchase Of Avilés And La Coruña Aluminium Plants In Spain

Alcoa Reaches Deal For Purchase Of Avilés And La Coruña Aluminium Plants In Spain

Yesterday Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced that it has come to an agreement with Swiss private equity firm PARTER Capital Group AG to purchase Spain’s Alcoa Avilés and La Coruña aluminium smelters. The two Spanish plants, which include casthouses and a...

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Constellium Earns Corporate Social Responsibility Award From Groupe PSA

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday its acceptance of the Groupe PSA 2019 Supplier Award for the category of “Corporate Social Responsibility.” In bestowing the award to Constellium, Groupe PSA said the firm has displayed a robust commitment to sustainability, gaining it recognition from many quarters, including sustainability rating agency EcoVadis, […]

Three Out Of Four Aluminium Cans Recycled In The U.K. In 2018

Three out of four aluminium beverage cans in the United Kingdom find their way back into the aluminium value stream, marking an all-time high for aluminium beverage cans. Such was the message from the UK’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) earlier this week. According to Alupro, the UK’s 75-percent recycling rate is a significant improvement […]

Europe’s Downstream Aluminium Sector Calls For End To Import Tariffs On Raw Aluminium

European downstream trade group Federation of Aluminium Consumers in Europe (FACE) called upon Europe’s governments to end import tariffs on primary and unwrought aluminium, pointing to a study commissioned by the group that found such import tariffs have cost Europe’s downstream aluminium sector up to €18 billion since the year 2000. According to FACE, Europe’s […]

FK Group Purchases Premo Fabrication For Undisclosed Sum

Greater Manchester, England building envelope contractor FK Group last week announced their acquisition of long-time partner Premo Fabrication after revealing strong financial results for the just-ended quarter. FK Group said that the year ending on March 31 yielded turnover of £107 million, up by 60 percent on the year. All in, the firm said they […]