North America

Hope For Relief For United States Aluminium Exporters As United Kingdom Relaxes Tariffs On Other Goods

Hope For Relief For United States Aluminium Exporters As United Kingdom Relaxes Tariffs On Other Goods

Hopes for progress toward an end to tariffs on United States aluminium assessed by the United Kingdom spring anew after the British government agreed to halt retaliatory tariffs on American goods beginning on January 1. In a split from the European Union’s...

Events

Alcoa Sells Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill To Kaiser For US$670 Million

Pittsburgh’s aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp announced this week that it has agreed to sell its rolling mill business to California’s Kaiser Aluminum for about US$670 million. Alcoa said it will sell the rolling mill business held by Alcoa Warrick LLC to Kaiser for a cash payment of US$587 million and an agreement to take over […]

Constellium’s Bowling Green Rolled Aluminium Plant Recognized As Environmental Steward By TVA

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has been named an “exemplary environmental steward” by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The plant, which supplies the growing automotive market in North America, boasts a nameplate capacity of 100 thousand metric tons per annum. Bowling Green’s operations were […]

Aluminum Association Lauds USITC Decision On Dumping Of Aluminium Foil From Five Countries

The Aluminum Association applauded a move by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) last week to unanimously determine that some aluminium foil imports from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey are injurious to American producers of the same. The USITC’s decision opens the door for the Department of Commerce to continue with antidumping and countervailing […]

Novelis May Increase Aluminium Can Sheet Production Should The Demand Arise

Although a shift in production to it is possible, an official from Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis said this week that it was not planning to add new aluminium can production capacity in the near future. Senior vice president Roxana Molina spoke to S&P Global Platts on Monday, telling them that they would alter their […]