North America

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

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...

Events

Constellium Meets With US Congressional Delegation To Promote Aluminium Usage In Space Program

Representatives of European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV met with several United States legislators recently to lobby for the aluminium industry and its continued inclusion in the U.S. space program. Among the legislators Constellium’s representatives met with were Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, Representative Carol Miller, and Representative David McKinley from West Virginia. […]

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, and general engineering sectors. For the full year Kaiser reported a net sales […]

Glencore Wins Ruling In Long-Running Federal Antitrust Case

A judge in the United States has limited the scope of an antitrust action against Glencore plc, JPMorgan Chase, and Goldman Sachs. Several aluminium purchasers brought suit against the trio in 2013 alleging that they colluded to fix prices for the metal rather than allow natural market forces to determine it. However, District Judge Paul […]