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Aluminum Association Petitions US Commerce Department For Limits On Section 232 Exclusion Requests

Aluminum Association Petitions US Commerce Department For Limits On Section 232 Exclusion Requests

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association relayed to the United States Commerce Department its recommendations for adjusting Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel last week, advising it on changes it would like to see to the newly-created category of “general approved...

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Century Aluminum Applauds Biden Administration’s Push To Strengthen American Manufacturing

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company voiced its support for President Joe Biden’s executive order to support American manufacturers, businesses, and workers, noting that the initiative is crucial to recovering economically from the economic downturn caused by the global coronavirus epidemic. Century Aluminum noted the importance of rebuilding the United States’ manufacturing base and […]

Aluminum Association Recommends Increased Focus On Infrastructure, Recycling To Biden Administration

Earlier this week the Aluminum Association released several policy documents aimed at strengthening the domestic aluminium industry, including a variety of recommendations for the incoming Congress and the newly-inaugurated administration of Joe Biden. The document, entitled The Presidential Policy Brief: Recommendations for a Strong U.S. Aluminum Industry, identified five key areas for the Biden Administration […]

Michelob Ultra To Be Packaged In Rio Tinto’s Low-Carbon Aluminium

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Rio Tinto Group announced last week that Michelob Ultra will soon be distributed in a new low-carbon aluminium similar to that used in Apple MacBooks. The two firms said the new cans would be produced using a process that does not produce greenhouse gases, instead giving off oxygen in the smelting […]

Noranda Alumina Reports Strongest Six-Month Production In Over Three Years

Noranda Alumina announced last week that the firm’s latest six-month production period was the strongest it’s been in over three years. According to the firm, operations refined about 590 thousand metric tons of alumina in the latter half of last year, equating to a run rate of 1.80 million metric tons per annum. The New […]