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Novelis Strikes Back At Anti-Competition Claims Raised By DOJ In Lawsuit Over Aleris Purchase

Novelis Strikes Back At Anti-Competition Claims Raised By DOJ In Lawsuit Over Aleris Purchase

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday took to the court of public opinion its defense of a lawsuit against it filed by the United States Department of Justice challenging its attempted purchase of Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International,...

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Alcoa And United Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement On New Labor Contract

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced a tentative accord with United Steelworkers over a four-year labor contract covering about 1,700 workers at five plants throughout the United States. No details were released by either the firm or the union, but the USW said it would send delegates from the negotiating committees into the field to […]

China Imports Of Bauxite Ore Rose By 24.9 Percent In 2019 Through July

As improvements to low-temperature alumina production continue by refiners in the People’s Republic of China, the country’s thirst for overseas bauxite increases. Such was the story told by Customs data released on Sunday that showed a 24.9 percent jump on the year in imported bauxite in the year’s first seven months. Customs data on HS […]

Altech Reports Stage 1 Construction Nearly Complete At Johor HPA Plant

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding the state of construction at its high-purity alumina plant in Johor, Malaysia late last week. To date, the maintenance workshop building site includes external wall cladding, a ventilation and roller door, and the internal mezzanine level, which Altech plans to utilize for storage of spare parts and […]