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Alcoa Begins Process For Layoffs At Spanish Aluminium Smelter

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...

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Constellium Lands Ten-Year Agreement To Supply Specialty Aluminium Alloy To Airbus

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday that it has entered into a decade-long contract with Airbus to supply specialized aluminium for the aerospace firm’s entire product lineup. Per the firm, the ten-year agreement will have Constellium supply a wide variety of specialty rolled and extruded aluminium, including components like wing-skin panels, […]

Egil Hogna To Depart Norsk Hydro Upon Successor’s Appointment

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the departure of executive vice president Egil Hogna at the end of the year. The Oslo native joined Hydro upon its full acquisition of Sapa Group in 2017, becoming the head of its Extruded Solutions business group. Hogna said he would remain in office until either his […]

Lotte Aluminium To Build Anode Foil Plant In Hungary

South Korean packaging firm Lotte Aluminium announced earlier this week its plans to construct an aluminium anode foil production plant in Hungary. Per the firm, the ₩110 billion (US$90.6 million) plan will involve the construction of an industrial complex in Tatabanya, Hungary to be completed by mid-2021. The plant will produce aluminium anode foils for […]

CNIA Denies Aluminium Dumping Allegations, Citing Better Tech And “Internal” Factors In Europe

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium trade group denied dumping allegations by their counterparts in the European Union, responding in a statement that it is being unfairly punished for “internal” factors occurring at the complaining companies. “China’s aluminum extrusion products have not caused damage to the EU’s relevant industries and there is no dumping in […]