Indian Railways to Build Aluminium Coach Plant

Indian Railways to Build Aluminium Coach Plant

Indian Railways indicates that it will soon issue a tender to build an aluminium coach factory in the southern portion of the country. The push to build such a factory is the result of a successful test of aluminium rolling stock earlier...


The Aluminum Association Announces New Exec and New Board Members

Arlington, Virginia aluminium trade organization The Aluminum Association announced an expansion to its leadership team and new members to its Board of Directors at its annual meeting earlier this week. “This is a pivotal time for the domestic aluminum industry – with tremendous demand side opportunities but also significant challenges on the global trade front,” […]

Federal Court Judge Dismisses Aluminium Antitrust Litigation Against Glencore, et al.

A federal court judge in Manhattan dismissed an antitrust lawsuit brought by aluminium buyers against The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Glencore plc. The three-year-long lawsuit alleged that the three firms colluded to restrict aluminium supplies and artificially drive up prices. U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest handed down her ruling […]

Decision by Indian Government on MIP for Aluminium Expected in Fifteen Days

The Indian government has again taken up the subject of a minimum import price (MIP) on aluminium, and, according to an official cited in the domestic press, a final decision is expected within the next fifteen days. India’s Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar said that his ministry is looking into the proposition of an MIP on […]

Vedanta Considers Restarting Malco’s Aluminium Recycling Facilities at Tamil Nadu

London’s Vedanta Resources plc is contemplating restarting capacity at Madras Aluminium Company’s (Malco) aluminium recycling facilities at Tamil Nadu according to a report from domestic media. Malco, once a major aluminium mining, refining, and smelting firm in India, is now only engaged in power production. According to Vedanta’s CEO Tom Albanese, smelting is still out […]

US Senator Schumer Addresses USITC on Behalf of Aluminium Industry

United States Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) spoke to the US International Trade Commission on behalf of aluminium producers in his state on Monday. Representing Alcoa and Novelis, Schumer urged the commission to address predatory trade practices from firms based in the People’s Republic of China. “The aluminum we use to build our buildings roads, […]