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Aluminij Mostar Management Lays Off Entire Labor Force

Aluminij Mostar Management Lays Off Entire Labor Force

Only days after they announced their pending resignation, Aluminij d.d. Mostar’s management said the entirety of the plant’s remaining workforce will be laid off. On Tuesday domestic media reported upon the move, which will soon leave 362 workers jobless. Management went on...

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Henan Shenhuo To Begin Ramp-Up Of 150 Thousand MTPA In Yunnan By December 31

Henan Shenhuo Group said last week that it plans to ramp up the first 150 thousand metric tons of aluminium-smelting capacity at its project in Yunnan province at the end of the month. According to a spokesperson from Henan Shenhuo Coal and Power, production would begin on New Year’s Eve, but he directed all other […]

Production Resumes At World’s Biggest Alumina Refinery In Brazil: Norsk Hydro

Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA said on Saturday that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas S.A. (Paragominas bauxite mine), allowing a return to normal production levels at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte alumina refinery). Return to production at Paragominas came ten days after power was cut to the mine. Hydro confirmed […]

China Imports All-Time High Of 31.1 Thousand Metric Tons Of Unwrought Aluminium Alloy In November

Import data released earlier this week showed marked increases in China’s intake of bauxite, alumina, and unwrought aluminium in recent months, mostly reversing declines in prior periods. According to Shanghai Metals Market, Chinese buyers imported 7.21 million metric tons of HS code 26060000 bauxite in November, good for a month-on-month increase of 11.38 percent. Last […]

EGA Refines One Millionth Metric Ton Of Alumina At Al Taweelah Refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked a significant milestone this week, noting the one millionth ton of alumina refined at the Al Taweelah alumina refinery since operations began at the site in April. In a press release, the firm said its US$3.3 billion alumina refinery has yet to reach production at its nameplate capacity, as […]

China Issues First Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas For 2020

Beijing released the first set of imported metal scrap quotas for 2020 earlier this week, establishing a maximum of 550 thousand metric tons of imported metal scrap for use by importers starting next month. On Monday, China’s Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Bureau gave permission for 275,465 metric tons of aluminium scrap and 270,885 metric […]