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

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....

Events

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 […]

JW Aluminum Shutters Williamsport Plant

American flat-rolled aluminium producer JW Aluminum announced the closure of their plant in Williamsport, Pennsylvania by month’s end. The firm said it was seeking buyers for the plant, but at the moment the plant will shutter its operations. Stan Brant, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of JW Aluminum, elaborated on the decision in a related press […]