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Canada’s Government To Invest C$10 Million In Expansion Of Alcoa Aluminerie de Deschambault

Canada’s Government To Invest C$10 Million In Expansion Of Alcoa Aluminerie de Deschambault

Following up on a promise to help shield the dominion’s aluminium industry from recent instability, the Canadian government announced a major funding grant for Alcoa’s Deschambault Aluminerie earlier this week. Speaking on behalf of Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep...

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Molson Coors Calls Upon U.S. Regulators To Investigate Midwest Premium

One of the world’s top beer brewers is appealing to the United States government to investigate the method for establishing benchmark prices for aluminium in the Midwest, noting that premiums determined by S&P Global Platts have doubled since 2017. In an interview with Bloomberg, Molson Coors Chairman Pete Coors called upon Federal regulators to look […]

Noranda Bauxite Praised For Land Reclamation Efforts In Jamaica

Jamaica’s Mining Minister Robert Montague lauded Noranda Bauxite for its responsible land reclamation efforts last week, noting the success the firm has had in refurbishing former mining sites for use as agricultural and water storage lands. Commenting at Noranda Bauxite’s Agriculture Education Industry Exposition in St. Ann on Thursday, Montague reiterated his government’s commitment to […]

U.S. Commerce Department Assesses Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Wire Producers From China Of Up To 63.47 Percent

Acting on a petition by two domestic wire makers, the United States Commerce Department yesterday announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on imported aluminium and wire from producers in the People’s Republic of China, noting that Chinese importers dumped such products on American markets at margins of between 58.51 to […]

Trump Tariffs On Aluminium Cost Beer Industry 40,000 Jobs: Beer Trade Groups

The Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on aluminium have cost the beer industry dearly, leading to the loss of 40,000 jobs through the end of last year. Such was the message conveyed in a report released by the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association earlier this week. Commenting to The Hill on its release, […]