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Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Rio Tinto Begins Scandium Oxide Production At Quebec Plant

Anglo-Australian metals mining giant Rio Tinto Group said last week it is beginning to produce high-quality scandium oxide for use in aluminium alloys at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) plant in Quebec. Rio Tinto said the US$6-million project came in...


Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Combat Beijing’s Subsidies

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association joined with their counterparts in Canada, Japan, and Europe to call upon the Group of Seven (G7) nations to join to level the global playing field for trade in aluminium and associated products. The aluminium trade associations’ announcement coincided with the release of Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s […]

Novelis Net Income Jumps 186% In The Fourth Quarter Of FY 2020

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis reported financial and production results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2021 on Wednesday. For 2020s fourth quarter Novelis recorded a 186-percent jump in net income on the year to US$180 million. Net income from continuing operations less special items rose 12 percent on 2019’s fourth quarter to […]

Kaiser Aluminum Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative As Industrial User

Last week the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative welcomed California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum to the fold as its 166th Industrial User member. Kaiser says that sustainability is a major ingredient for long-term excellence, and it strives to achieve success in a responsible manner. The firm says it plans to continue to find ways to […]