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Ball Completes US$80-Million Buyout Of Tubex Aluminium Aerosol Plant In Brazil

Ball Completes US$80-Million Buyout Of Tubex Aluminium Aerosol Plant In Brazil

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced on Monday the completion of its acquisition of Tubex Industria E Comercio de Embalagens Ltda. in Brazil for US$80 million. Per the firm, Tubex is now part of Ball Corporation’s aluminium aerosol packaging division, and will complement its...

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EGA Shipped Over 6.1 Million DMT Of Bauxite Ore From Guinea Over Past Year

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) celebrated the year that has passed since the maiden bauxite export left from the facilities of its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation. Since the beginning of production at the site, the subsidiary has exported more than 6.1 million dry metric tons of bauxite ore to buyers around the globe. At […]

Dunkerque Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) said Wednesday that ALVANCE Aluminium Dunkerque achieved certification to its Performance Standard. Currently Europe’s largest aluminium smelter, the Dunkerque plant produces more than 284 thousand metric tons each year. The plant, which employs almost 600 workers, specializes in aluminium slab and ingot that are used to produce value-added products for […]

Gränges Announces Layoff Of 75 Employees At Finspång Plant

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB said on Wednesday that it is negotiating with the labor union at its facilities over a corporate reorganization that will see the culling of 75 positions in Finspång. Per the firm, the move is being done in an effort at strengthening Gränges Europe’s offerings and to shore up its […]

ABx Inks MoA with Japanese Firm Sojitz On Possible Aluminium Fluoride Production Partnership

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) said yesterday it’s subsidiary Alcore Limited has entered into an agreement with Japanese global trading company Sojitz Corporation to investigate potential partnership opportunities in the production and marketing of aluminium fluoride (AlF3). The two firms are attempting to position themselves to take advantage of a burgeoning market for AlF3, which is […]

European Commission Mandates Registration For Aluminium Extrusions Imported From China

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that aluminium extrusions imported from the People’s Republic of China will immediately be subject to registration by each of its member nations’ customs authority. The move is the next step in the European Commission’s response to complaints from the continent’s aluminium sector as expressed by the trade body European […]