North America

Global Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Rein In Chinese Subsidies

Global Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Rein In Chinese Subsidies

Last week the Aluminum Association, European Aluminium, the Aluminium Association of Canada, and the Japan Aluminium Association came together to release Towards a Fairer and Cleaner Trade in Aluminium, a policymaker briefing that details the manifest harm exacted by state subsidies of...

Events

Novelis Plans New Automotive Aluminium Recycling Plant For SW Kentucky

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced plans yesterday to build a $365 million automotive recycling center outside of Clarksville, Tennessee. Novelis’s new plant in Guthrie, Kentucky will expand its closed-loop recycling operations by reclaiming aluminium from vehicles at the end of their useful lives and aluminium scrap leftover from automotive production and make it reusable […]

Noranda Opens New Reservoir To Aid Fight Against Bauxite Dust In Jamaica

Jamaican bauxite producer Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners recently completed a reservoir in St. Ann dedicated to combating the ever-present bauxite dust problem by wetting the roads over which transport trucks travel. Jamaica’s Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague inaugurated the new reservoir, which holds about 17 million gallons of water, on December 21. The cost […]

Kaiser Aluminum Releases New Sustainability Report

California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum released its sustainability report for 2020 on Friday, detailing the progress the firm has made on its environmental, social, and governance programming over the past two years. Kaiser’s report outlined several accomplishments, including providing more metrics to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board with the aim of providing better […]

Noranda Granted Bauxite Mining Rights Over 1,300 hectares In Jamaica Despite Protests

Earlier this week the Jamaican government authorized mining of over 1,300 hectares of land in St. Ann for Noranda Bauxite despite public protest by indigenous landowners. Per domestic media, Peter Knight, Chief Executive Officer of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) made the announcement on behalf of the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) on […]

JAMALCO Planning IPO Of Jamaican Government’s 45 Percent Ownership

Jamaican bauxite mining and alumina refining firm JAMALCO could soon be launching an initial public offering (IPO) with the listing of the Jamaican government’s 45-percent share of the company on the open market. Minister of Finance and the Public Service Nigel Clarke told the Jamaican House of Representatives on Tuesday that an IPO is part […]