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Noranda Workers Seek Clarity From Jamaica’s Opposition Party Regarding Bauxite Mining Operations In Cockpit Country

Noranda Workers Seek Clarity From Jamaica’s Opposition Party Regarding Bauxite Mining Operations In Cockpit Country

Workers at Noranda’s operations in Jamaica sought clarity from Opposition Leader Peter Phillips on Friday regarding the People’s National Party’s (PNP) stance on continuing protests against Noranda’s operations in Cockpit Country. Per local media, Phillips was confronted by Noranda workers during a...

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Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

A report released by the Aluminum Association earlier this week detailed the significant advances aluminium cans have made over competing packaging materials over the past several years, noting the significant sustainability advantages the material offers when compared to other substances now in use. The report, which was prepared in conjunction with the Can Manufacturers Institute […]

Indonesia Weighing Expedited Ban On Bauxite Exports

Days after the government announced an unexpected ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesian officials said earlier this week that it may move up a planned ban on exports of bauxite ore, alumina, and other raw minerals. At present the government will begin the ban on bauxite exports in early 2022. However, Indonesian regulators […]

Norsk Hydro Agrees To Sell Romanian Extrusion Plant To Austrian Firm For Undisclosed Sum

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday announced the signing of an agreement with Austrian firm Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) to sell Romanian extrusion plant Hydro Extrusion SRL. Terms of the transaction were not released, but Hydro indicated that the sale would likely be complete by year’s end. Hydro indicated that the decision to sell […]

En+ Group Joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C Movement

Russian aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal’s parent company En+ Group IPJSC announced yesterday its intention to reach certain science-based emission reduction targets (SBTi) in order to contribute to the global movement to establish a global net-zero carbon economy. In joining the Business Ambition for 1.5°C movement, En+ says it is responding by continuing calls to action […]