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Kaiser Aluminum Again Beat Market Estimates In 2019’s Second Quarter

Kaiser Aluminum Again Beat Market Estimates In 2019’s Second Quarter

Kaiser Aluminum released financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2019 on Wednesday, besting consensus estimates for the third time in the past four quarters. The second quarter’s net sales totaled US$375 million, down on the year from last...

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Ardagh Group And Exal Corp Form New Metal Packaging Joint Venture

Ireland’s metal and glass packaging supplier Ardagh Group announced yesterday the formation of Trivium Packaging, a new metal packaging joint venture with Ohio aluminium container producer Exal Corporation. Per Ardagh, Trivium will be a combination of its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with Exal, which is controlled by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. The […]

Aluminerie Alouette Receives C$15 Million Grant From Canada’s Government To Improve Operations At Sept-Îles

Canada’s largest aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette will receive C$15 million (US$11.5 million) from the Canadian government for use in developing and improving operations at the site. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada says the grant from the Strategic Innovation Fund will allow Alouette to modernize its operations at Sept-Îles as well as giving it the […]

CMWA Announces US$110-Million Expansion To NE Kentucky Aluminium Wheel Plant

Kentucky aluminium wheel maker Central Motor Wheel of America (CMWA) announced last Thursday the commencement of Project PROACE, a US$110-million expansion at its operations in Bourbon County that will add dozens of new jobs and hundreds of thousands of square feet to the manufacturing plant. The plant, which produces aluminium wheels for passenger cars and […]