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Novelis Reports 8-Percent Jump In Sales During FY 2019

Novelis Reports 8-Percent Jump In Sales During FY 2019

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. released financial results for the final quarter and full year of fiscal 2019 yesterday. The firm reported some of the strongest financial gains of its history for the fiscal year. In the just-ended quarter...


Sapa Settles U.S. Government Allegations Of Falsifying Certifications For Aluminium Extrusions Supplied To NASA

Norsk Hydro ASA’s subsidiary Sapa Profiles settled with the U.S. Department of Justice last week over claims that it falsified scores of certifications for aluminium extrusions provided to NASA over a period of almost two decades. According to Federal prosecutors, Hydro Extrusion Portland, Inc., formerly known as Sapa Profiles Inc. (SPI), and its corporate parent, […]

Hawesville Restart Yields Four-Percent Rise in Century Aluminum’s Q1 Shipments

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released production and financial results for the year’s opening quarter earlier this week. Though production was up in the quarter, wider market forces helped keep financial numbers lower than hoped. In the first quarter Century Aluminum shipped 206,451 metric tons of aluminium, up 4 percent from last quarter’s total of […]

Novelis To Collect Aluminium Beverage Cans At Kentucky Derby For Habitat For Humanity

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. will be on hand this weekend at Churchill Downs to help promote recycling among the attendees of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Novelis announced yesterday its appointment as the Derby’s recycling partner as well as its plan to provide recycling bins on the infield of Churchill Downs. The […]

Novelis Develops New Aluminium Sheet Battery Enclosure Tailored For Electric Vehicles

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the development of a new and improved type of aluminium sheet battery enclosure designed for use in electric vehicles. A response to a need in the ballooning electric vehicle production market, this new battery enclosure is constructed of proprietary Novelis Advanz aluminium alloy products. The […]

Kaiser Aluminum Beats Street Estimates In 2019’s First Quarter

California semi-fabricated aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum Corporation reported results for the first quarter yesterday. Despite challenges relating to Boeing’s 737 MAX, the firm reported strong financials for the quarter. In the year’s opening quarter Kaiser shipped 163 million pounds of product, surpassing the prior quarter’s shipments by 4 million metric tons, but down on the […]