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Aluminum Association Urges Biden Administration To Continue Protecting Domestic Producers Against Unfair Competition From Abroad

Aluminum Association Urges Biden Administration To Continue Protecting Domestic Producers Against Unfair Competition From Abroad

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association released a new policy brief last week that it says the United States government must implement in order to ensure that the American aluminium industry remains competitive with global producers. The brief, entitled “A Trade Policy...

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USITC Determines Imports Of Common Aluminium Alloy Sheet From 16 Countries Harmed American Producers

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) announced last week its determination that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from over a dozen countries have materially harmed the domestic industry, leading to new barriers for imports from those countries in the near future. The USITC’s investigation found that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from […]

Kaiser Aluminum Closes Purchase Of Warrick Rolling Mill From Alcoa

California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum finalized the purchase of Alcoa Corporation’s Warrick plant earlier this week. Kaiser bought the aluminium rolling mill from Alcoa for US$670 million. Though Kaiser purchased the mill, Alcoa retains ownership of the assets at the plant, the power plant on site, and the land upon which it all […]

Rusal America To House Aluminium Additive Manufacturing Powder Business At Pittsburgh Tech Center

Anglo-Russian energy firm En+ Group plc’s United States subsidiary Rusal America announced earlier this week its partnership with additive manufacturing center Neighborhood 91, which will be the home of Rusal America’s new aluminium additive manufacturing powder business. Rusal America announced the beginning of its aluminium additive manufacturing powder segment in January this year. The firm […]

Gränges To Invest US$33 MM To Add Capacity To Huntington Aluminium Rolling Mill

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced yesterday an investment of US$33 million at its operations in Huntington, Tennessee to keep up with the growing demand in North America for rolled aluminium. Gränges said in a press release that this is the third major investment in new rolling capacity at its North American site, and […]