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Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Quebec aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette announced this week that its output during 2020 set a production record, besting its previous high-water mark set in 2016. “Aluminerie Alouette in 2020 broke its record of all time with an annual production of 620,706 tons...

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Vedanta Wins Award For Digital Transformation At Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter

London-based aluminium producer Vedanta took home the ‘Most Innovative Best Practice’ Award at the Digital Transformation (DX) Summit & Awards 2020 earlier this week. The award, which is administered by CII – Centre for Digital Transformation (CDT), is intended to recognize worthwhile achievements related to digital transformation. The innovation for which Vedanta is recognized is […]

French Court Awards Alteo To Guinea’s United Mining Supply

A French court awarded control of specialty alumina producer Alteo to Guinean logistics firm United Mining Supply (UMS) last week. UMS was Alteo’s final remaining candidate in the running for acquiring the troubled firm, which suffered a significant drop in business due to the lately-volatile aluminium sector. The Marseilles-based firm filed for bankruptcy about a […]

NALCO To Invest ₹30,000 Crore On Expansions At Angul Aluminium Smelter

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) is planning to invest over ₹30,000 crore (US$17.7 billion) through 2028 on expanding and diversifying the organization. India’s Union minister for coal and mines Pralhad Joshi made the announcement last week at an anniversary event for the firm. “With the ambitious growth plans that Nalco has for the future, it […]

Ball Corporation Plans New Aluminium Beverage Can Plant For Bowling Green, Kentucky

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week its plans to construct a new aluminum end manufacturing facility in Kentucky. The firm intends to begin construction early next year. Ball’s new facility will produce sheet aluminium for use in beverage cans, which it intends to market to various regional and national customers. Noting the rise in […]

Alba Smelts 1,548,500 Metric Tons Of Aluminium In 2020

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) set a company record for aluminium production in 2020, bumping production the year prior by 13 percent. In the year 2020 Alba smelted 1,548,500 metric tons of aluminium, surpassing its goal of 1.540 million metric tons for the year. This total topped 2019’s production of 1,365,005 metric tons of smelted aluminium. […]