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Global Aluminium Production Falls To 5.25 Million Metric Tons In June

Global Aluminium Production Falls To 5.25 Million Metric Tons In June

Global aluminium production fell in June, as the worldwide total of smelted primary aluminium last month came to 5.25 million metric tons according to numbers released by the International Aluminum Institute on Monday. Per the Institute’s numbers, June’s production was down on...

Trio Of Rusal Plants Win ASI Certifications

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the certification of three of its most prominent sites by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). Per the firm, bauxite mine JSC Boksit Timana, alumina refinery RUSAL Kamensk-Uralskiy, and a branch of PJSC RUSAL Bratsk in Shelekhov, which is engaged in aluminium smelting, casthouse and alloys production, received […]

Spat Over Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Between U.S. And Russia Not Likely To Be Resolved This Year: Russia’s Economic Minister

The ongoing conflict between Moscow and Washington, D.C. over tariffs on aluminium and steel is not likely to come to a friendly conclusion by year’s end. Such was the message expressed yesterday by a representative of the Russian government. In comments to Russian news agency TASS, Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin that litigation over the […]

Rusal Inks Transport Deal With Russian Railways

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday an agreement with state-owned vertically-integrated railway firm Russian Railways OJSC (RZD) on transporting agreed cargo volumes. Few details of the agreement were made public in the release, but Rusal did confirm that cargo to be transported under the deal would be presented in accordance with schedules already […]

Drop In Aluminium Prices Dent En+ Group’s First-Quarter Results

Lower aluminium prices, coupled with the final month of sanctions by the United States government, teamed up to sink En+ Group’s first-quarter profit by 39 percent to US$409 million in the year’s opening quarter. Such was the message conveyed by the firm upon its release of the quarter’s financial numbers on Friday. Per the firm, […]