North America

Century Lauds Biden Administration’s Reimposition Of Section 232 Tariffs On UAE Aluminium Imports

Century Lauds Biden Administration’s Reimposition Of Section 232 Tariffs On UAE Aluminium Imports

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum yesterday praised President Joe Biden for his decision to retain the Section 232 aluminium tariffs on the United Arab Emirates. Earlier this week the Biden Administration reversed a last-minute reprieve for the UAE issued by the outgoing...

Events

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 […]

APAA Calls Upon Biden To Maintain Section 232 Aluminium Tariffs

Last week the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) welcomed President-Elect Joe Biden to office and called upon him to leave untouched President Donald Trump’s protections for the industry from overseas aluminium producers. In the open letter, the APAA pledged to work with the incoming Democrat on strengthening the economy and creating jobs via the US […]

Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Quebec aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette announced this week that its output during 2020 set a production record, besting its previous high-water mark set in 2016. “Aluminerie Alouette in 2020 broke its record of all time with an annual production of 620,706 tons of aluminium,” quoted AlCircle from its 2020 review statement. “It was a special […]

Rusal America Debuts New Aluminium Alloy Powders For 3D Printing

Rusal America announced yesterday the debut of its new portfolio of aluminium powders designed specifically for additive manufacturing. The new aluminium powders are a set of four alloys of aluminium and silicon and five specialty alloys crafted for use in the aerospace and automotive sectors. All of the offerings are 100 percent metal and pre-alloyed. […]

Ball Corporation Plans New Aluminium Beverage Can Plant For Bowling Green, Kentucky

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week its plans to construct a new aluminum end manufacturing facility in Kentucky. The firm intends to begin construction early next year. Ball’s new facility will produce sheet aluminium for use in beverage cans, which it intends to market to various regional and national customers. Noting the rise in […]