Indonesia Prepares For Massive Investment In Electronic Vehicle Battery Production

Indonesia Prepares For Massive Investment In Electronic Vehicle Battery Production

The Indonesian government said last week that it expects to receive up to US$31.9 billion in investments in aluminium and other raw materials through 2026 as part of its ramp-up of the domestic battery supply chain. A large part of the rationale...


LME Pushes Back Deadline For New Electronic Certificates Of Analysis

This week the London Metal Exchange (LME) extended the deadline for mandatory digital registration for quality assurance documents. LME will begin to require Certificates of Analysis (COA) in order to provide transparency regarding the size, shape, purity, and characteristics of a metal unit. The COA is mandatory for almost all physically settled contracts that pass […]

Novelis Commissions New Roll Forming Development Line For R&D Into Automotive Aluminium

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis commissioned its new roll forming development line at its Automotive Customer Solution Center outside of Detroit, Michigan this week. Novelis says the new cutting-edge roll forming development line will allow the firm to conduct year-round, full-scope research and development on roll forming within its own plant. This gives the firm […]

Yunnan Power Cuts Drive Up China’s Aluminium Imports By 27.1 Percent In April

Aluminium imports into the People’s Republic of China rose by 27.1 percent on the year last month partly as a result of power supply issues plaguing aluminium smelters in the southwest of the country. April saw the Middle Kingdom bring in 222,851 metric tons of unwrought aluminium according to customs data that was released last […]