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EGA Notes Importance Of UAE Aluminium To European Automotive Sector At German Trade Show

EGA Notes Importance Of UAE Aluminium To European Automotive Sector At German Trade Show

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reminded European automotive manufacturers of the importance of aluminium produced by smelters in the United Arab Emirates to the continent’s automotive sector at a trade event late last month in Germany. Presenting at the 14th International Foundry...

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Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and Australian metal 3D printing developer Aurora Labs Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week that contemplates increased commercial and research ties between the two firms. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary A3D Operations Pty Ltd., Aurora and Gränges agreed to a framework for possible future transactions between the […]

Sources Say Glencore And Liberty House Among Trio Of Potential Buyers Of Rio Tinto’s Iceland Aluminium Assets

Sources revealed to Reuters late last week that at least three companies, including Glencore plc, have shown a strong interest in purchasing Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Iceland, Sweden, and the Netherlands for up to US$350 million. An anonymous source Reuters characterized as being involved in the banking industry reportedly told […]

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 paste plant at La Coruña as well as two curtailed smelters, have been […]

Gestamp Opens Second Aluminium Automotive Components Plant In Slovakia

Spanish metal automotive components maker Gestamp Automoción opened a new production plant in Nitra, Slovakia last week that is dedicated to the production of aluminium automotive parts. The new €130-million plant will produce aluminium parts primarily for Jaguar Land Rover, which recently began producing units of its Land Rover marque in Slovakia. Gestamp says its […]

Constellium Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released its 2018 Business and Sustainability Report yesterday, reflecting the significant progress to sustainability goals the firm made last year. Per the report, 2018 saw Constellium surpass the 50-percent threshold for independent third-party assessment of its annual supplier spending. Of that amount, 83 percent of the money […]