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Santee Cooper And City Of Goose Creek Meet In Court To Battle Over Century Aluminum

Santee Cooper And City Of Goose Creek Meet In Court To Battle Over Century Aluminum

The fight for the life of Century Aluminum’s Goose Creek aluminium smelter continued this week in a courtroom in South Carolina, where attorneys for South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) and the city of Goose Creek squared off over which entity...

Canadian Aluminium Stakeholders Spar With U.S. Smelter Representative Over Trump Administration’s Ten-Percent Aluminium Tariff

Aluminium industry representatives clashed late last week in an online forum with spokespeople from the two United States aluminium firms who led the charge to instate a 10-percent tariff on Canadian imports. In an online event hosted by Washington International Trade Association, the two sides traded blows on the issue, with trade lawyer and lobbyist […]

Nespresso Canada Introduces Coffee Capsules With 80 Percent Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A.’s division Nespresso Canada announced on Wednesday a pair of new recycling initiatives, including the use of coffee capsules made from 80 percent recycled aluminium content. Per the firm, the initial run of new aluminium capsules will be used on a variety of single-origin coffee, but it said that it […]

Ball Completes US$80-Million Buyout Of Tubex Aluminium Aerosol Plant In Brazil

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced on Monday the completion of its acquisition of Tubex Industria E Comercio de Embalagens Ltda. in Brazil for US$80 million. Per the firm, Tubex is now part of Ball Corporation’s aluminium aerosol packaging division, and will complement its aerosol and slug business in North and South America, Europe, and India. In […]

Constellium Alabama Plant Recognized As Top Manufacturer Of 2020 By State Government

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V.’s aluminium rolling facility in Muscle Shoals, Alabama was recognized as the state’s Large Manufacturer of the Year for 2020. The firm noted that the award, which is given by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network, was instituted to recognize manufacturers in the state […]

Strong Performances Leading Into The Quarter Help Novelis Weather Coronavirus Economy

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. reported results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 yesterday. Though financial numbers were down in the quarter, a sustained strong performance leading into the quarter helped limit the damage from a pandemic-stricken market. For the just-ended quarter Novelis reported a net loss of US$61 million, […]