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West Texas Ballpark Debuts Throwback All-Aluminium Façade

West Texas Ballpark Debuts Throwback All-Aluminium Façade

El Paso, Texas’ Southwest University Park recently debuted a new all-aluminium façade reminiscent of wooden slats of the days of yore. Ball-Nogues Studio’s “Not Whole Fence” surrounds the play of the San Diego Padres’ Triple-A affiliate El Paso Chihuahuas, which is an...


Rusal Signs Letter of Intent with Maersk Line

Russian aluminium major UC Rusal announced this week that it has signed a three-year letter of intent with Danish transportation company A.P. Møller–Maersk Group (“Maersk Line”). According to Rusal, the letter of intent specifies that the two firms have agreed to a long-term cooperative relationship with regard to cargo container shipments of Rusal’s product via […]

Yarwun Lays Off Fifty in Final Round of Labor Cuts

In a memo distributed to Rio Tinto workers at Queensland’s Yarwun bauxite operation, general manager Colin McGibbon explained why fifty workers were released in the final round of cuts intended to make the plant profitable again. “Commodity prices have decreased to some of the lowest levels we’ve seen in recent history, with no clear line […]

C M Downton Inks Logistics Contract with Sapa Profiles UK

South West England logistics company C M Downton Ltd announced this week that it has agreed to terms with aluminium extrusion firm Sapa Profiles UK. The new contract is a three-year extension of an existing agreement between the two firms. Downton estimates the agreement will earn them approximately US$5.8 million per year. According to Downton, […]

Indian Aluminium Firms Renew Call for Tariffs After Action on Imported Steel

India’s aluminium manufacturers continue to lobby their government for protection against low-price imports this week. Representatives from domestic aluminium firms are asking government officials to establish a minimum import price to help stave off what the firms consider dumping from several countries, not the least of which is the People’s Republic of China. “The government […]