Market Selection

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

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...

Events

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 […]

Norsk Hydro To Increase Hydrogen Power Use At Norwegian Plants

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said last week that it is exploring opportunities to develop its hydrogen facilities in order to offer renewable energy sources to third parties as well as enhancing its capabilities for producing low-carbon aluminium. Hysdro’s president and CEO Hilde Merete Aasheim said in a press release that the opportunity for […]

GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

American automaker General Motors Co said last week that it is testing out a variety of new technologies to cut costs of electric vehicles, including increasing the use of aluminium and aluminium alloys. While speaking to an investor conference on Wednesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the firm continues to explore various technology solutions for […]

Alba Achieves ISO Certification For Its Business Continuity Planning

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced this week that it has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization under the ISO 22301:2012 certification for Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). Alba notes that the certification is a recognition of its ability to conduct business in the face of disruption in addition to holding to best practices […]