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US Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Sheet From 18 Countries

US Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Sheet From 18 Countries

On Friday the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination on a complaint by domestic aluminium producers that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from 18 countries have been dumped on the American market, finding support for such harm and instructing...

Events

Canada Set To Announce Final Targets For Retaliatory Aluminium Tariffs This Week

Domestic media is reporting that retaliatory sanctions could be announced as early as today by the Canadian government in response to the Trump Administration’s levying of tariffs on the dominion’s aluminium last month. Anonymous sources told The Globe and Mail in Toronto that the announcement would likely be either today or tomorrow that the Canadian […]

Noranda Inks LOI With Cemtech For Sale Of Cement-Grade Bauxite Next Quarter

Noranda Alumina last week signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Cemtech Materials Corporation contemplating Noranda’s sale of 60 thousand metric tons of cement-grade bauxite to Cemtech in the next quarter. Per industry media, parent company New Day Aluminum Holdings LLC signed for Noranda. The deal will have Noranda providing Cemtech with a substitute for […]

Canadian Aluminium Stakeholders Spar With U.S. Smelter Representative Over Trump Administration’s Ten-Percent Aluminium Tariff

Aluminium industry representatives clashed late last week in an online forum with spokespeople from the two United States aluminium firms who led the charge to instate a 10-percent tariff on Canadian imports. In an online event hosted by Washington International Trade Association, the two sides traded blows on the issue, with trade lawyer and lobbyist […]

Nespresso Canada Introduces Coffee Capsules With 80 Percent Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A.’s division Nespresso Canada announced on Wednesday a pair of new recycling initiatives, including the use of coffee capsules made from 80 percent recycled aluminium content. Per the firm, the initial run of new aluminium capsules will be used on a variety of single-origin coffee, but it said that it […]