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China Sets Fourth-Quarter Aluminium Scrap Import Quota At 306,930 Metric Tons

China Sets Fourth-Quarter Aluminium Scrap Import Quota At 306,930 Metric Tons

Beijing issued scrap metal import quotas for the third quarter on Wednesday, with increases in allowed tonnage for aluminium, copper, and ferrous scrap for the period. In the third quarter, China Solid Waste and Chemicals Management will allow 436,930 metric tons of...

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Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and Australian metal 3D printing developer Aurora Labs Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week that contemplates increased commercial and research ties between the two firms. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary A3D Operations Pty Ltd., Aurora and Gränges agreed to a framework for possible future transactions between the […]

Sources Say Glencore And Liberty House Among Trio Of Potential Buyers Of Rio Tinto’s Iceland Aluminium Assets

Sources revealed to Reuters late last week that at least three companies, including Glencore plc, have shown a strong interest in purchasing Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Iceland, Sweden, and the Netherlands for up to US$350 million. An anonymous source Reuters characterized as being involved in the banking industry reportedly told […]

Alba Records 25-Percent Rise In Aluminium Sales Volume In Year’s Opening Half

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. released production numbers for the second quarter of 2019 over the weekend. Despite sagging prices at the London Metal Exchange, Alba turned in double-digit increases in both sales volume and throughput in the quarter. During the year’s second quarter Alba recorded a sales volume of 311,928 metric tons, up by 25 percent […]

Indian Government Funds Technology Transfer For Transition To Aluminuim Rail Coaches

India’s government has taken steps to obtain technology for producing all-aluminium railway coaches, phasing out heavier and less efficient conventional rolling stock. Commenting to India’s Lok Sabha last week, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that, from the current fiscal year forward, Indian Railways would produce exclusively Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) aluminium-body coaches. “Action has also […]