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Rio Tinto Shipped 13.6 MMT Of Bauxite Ore In 2021’s Opening Quarter

Rio Tinto Shipped 13.6 MMT Of Bauxite Ore In 2021’s Opening Quarter

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group released production results for the first quarter on Tuesday. Though generally down compared to the fourth quarter, the aluminium business’s production generally rose over the first quarter of 2020. For the year’s first quarter the firm...

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Alcoa Turns In Strong Numbers Across The Board For The Year’s Opening Quarter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the year’s first quarter last week. The firm turned in the best financial quarter in three years through the first three months. In the year’s first quarter Alcoa generated a net income of US$175 million, reversing the prior quarter’s net loss of US$49 million. Adjusted net income […]

ASI Certifies Trio Of Laminazione Sottile Group Rolled Aluminium Plants In Italy

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced the certification of Italian firm Laminazione Sottile Group’s three plants against its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Laminazione’s three plants are the Laminazione Sottile rolling plant, the Italcoat coil coating plant, and the coating and packing at its IPS – Industrial Packaging Solution plant. Materials made at the […]

Egypt Imposes Anti-Dumping Duties On Imports Of Certain Aluminium Products

The Egyptian government this week announced anti-dumping measures against imported aluminium products for the next three years. According to domestic media, the government will impose anti-dumping measures on molds, cylinders, and wire starting this week. The sanctions would be set at 16.5 percent of Insurance and Freight (CIF) value, with a minimum of US$333 per […]

Rusal Sets New Low For Carbon Dioxide Output In Primary Aluminium Production

Russian Federation aluminium giant UC Rusal announced earlier this week that it is now producing primary aluminium with the lowest carbon footprint thus far in the entire global metals industry. On Tuesday, Rusal’s parent company En+ Group revealed that the firm is now capable of producing 99-percent pure aluminium with emitting less than 0.01 metric […]

Aluminum Association Urges Biden Administration To Continue Protecting Domestic Producers Against Unfair Competition From Abroad

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association released a new policy brief last week that it says the United States government must implement in order to ensure that the American aluminium industry remains competitive with global producers. The brief, entitled “A Trade Policy Framework for the U.S. Aluminum Industry,” suggested several policy directions for the Biden […]