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Kaiser Aluminum Reports 22 Percent Decline In Net Sales For 2020

Kaiser Aluminum Reports 22 Percent Decline In Net Sales For 2020

California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum released results for the final quarter and full year of 2020 earlier this week. Despite economic challenges presented by the novel coronavirus, the firm returned solid results largely due to robust demand in automotive, defense,...

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Novelis’ New Aluminium Alloy Up To 40 Percent Lighter Than High-Strength Steel

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis debuted a new automotive aluminium alloy this week that it says is the strongest one it has developed so far. Novelis’ new alloy, the Advanz 7UHS-s701, is formulated for use in safety-critical structural components for passenger vehicles. The firm said components such as the A and B pillar reinforcements and […]

Beverage Can Maker Crown Holdings Planning Aluminium Can Plant In Virginia

Consumer packaging firm Crown Holdings, Inc. announced last week its plans to construct an aluminium beverage can manufacturing plant in south-central Virginia. The 355,000-ft2 plant will be the third greenfield beverage can plant Crown has established on the continent in five years. The firm did not specify a price tag for the plant, which will […]

Century Aluminum Inks Supply Deal With Hammerer For Low-Carbon Aluminium

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum announced earlier this week the sale of 150 thousand metric tons of its low-carbon aluminium to Austria’s Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI), which will be supplied to it via Glencore plc. Century’s low-carbon aluminium Natur-Al is produced using electricity generated via fully-renewable sources at Century’s Norðurál Grundartangi aluminium smelter in Iceland. […]

Century Aluminum Applauds Biden Administration’s Push To Strengthen American Manufacturing

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company voiced its support for President Joe Biden’s executive order to support American manufacturers, businesses, and workers, noting that the initiative is crucial to recovering economically from the economic downturn caused by the global coronavirus epidemic. Century Aluminum noted the importance of rebuilding the United States’ manufacturing base and […]