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Noranda Wraps Up Labor Negotiations With New Accord

Noranda Wraps Up Labor Negotiations With New Accord

Jamaica’s Noranda Bauxite and University & Allied Workers Union (UAWU) announced a new labor agreement earlier this week that will keep the union’s workers working through the spring of 2023. According to Noranda, this agreement marks the end of negotiations for the...


Alcoa Becomes 27th Member Of International Council on Mining and Metals

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been selected for membership in the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) according to a press release issued by the firm on Thursday. According to ICMM, Alcoa passed a rigorous and independent assessment process to qualify for membership. The assessment process assured the Council that Alcoa adheres to […]

Century Aluminum Numbers Down In Third Quarter Due To Weak Prices At LME

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum Company posted results for the third quarter on Tuesday. Numbers for the quarter were soft largely due to market uncertainty and the resulting weak prices at the London Metal Exchange, according to the firm. In the just-ended quarter Century shipped 198,543 metric tons, off by 2 percent on the quarter […]

Aleris Posts Record Adjusted EBITDA Of US$25 Million In Q3

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. reported results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2019 yesterday. The firm’s numbers were up nearly across the board thanks in large part to increased demand and a favorable product mix. In the third quarter the firm reported a net income of US$25 million, reversing […]

Kaiser Aluminum Inks New Five-Year, US$375-Million Credit Facility

California semi-fabricated aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum Corporation announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a five-year, US$375-million senior secured revolving credit facility. Per the firm, the new credit facility was negotiated in order to replace an earlier credit facility that was scheduled for maturity at the end of next year. The new facility, which […]