North America

Strike At Constellium Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In Alabama Continues

Strike At Constellium Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In Alabama Continues

A strike is currently underway at Constellium’s aluminium used beverage containers (UBCs) consuming mill in Muscle Shoals. According to a press release, about 200 members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 200 walked off the job on December 15 due to an inability...

Events

Aluminum Association Report Emphasizes Aluminium Beverage Can’s Importance To Sustainability

Last week the Aluminum Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) teamed up to release an updated report detailing the increasing advantages of utilizing aluminium cans against other types of packaging. The report, entitled The Aluminum Can Advantage: Sustainability Key Performance Indicators 2020, revealed several findings, including research showing that aluminium cans are recycled at […]

Alcoa Sells Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill To Kaiser For US$670 Million

Pittsburgh’s aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp announced this week that it has agreed to sell its rolling mill business to California’s Kaiser Aluminum for about US$670 million. Alcoa said it will sell the rolling mill business held by Alcoa Warrick LLC to Kaiser for a cash payment of US$587 million and an agreement to take over […]

Constellium’s Bowling Green Rolled Aluminium Plant Recognized As Environmental Steward By TVA

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has been named an “exemplary environmental steward” by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The plant, which supplies the growing automotive market in North America, boasts a nameplate capacity of 100 thousand metric tons per annum. Bowling Green’s operations were […]