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French Court Awards Alteo To Guinea’s United Mining Supply

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...

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Winning Shipping Drops From International Aluminium Institute

World leading bauxite shipper Winning International Group was not on the International Aluminium Institute’s (IAI) updated list released earlier this week, and reasons for their departure are far from clear. “Winning are no longer members of the IAI,” confirmed the organization’s London office. Winning is also gone from the site’s member list. Winning follows compatriot […]

Audi Awarded ASI Chain of Custody Certification For Pair Of Automotive Plants

German automaker Audi AG announced yesterday that it has received the Chain of Custody certification from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for sustainable aluminium. Audi is the first automaker to be certified by the ASI under its Chain of Custody standard. Dirk Gross-Loheide, Board Member for Procurement and IT at AUDI AG, elaborated upon the […]

JW Aluminum Shutters Williamsport Plant

American flat-rolled aluminium producer JW Aluminum announced the closure of their plant in Williamsport, Pennsylvania by month’s end. The firm said it was seeking buyers for the plant, but at the moment the plant will shutter its operations. Stan Brant, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of JW Aluminum, elaborated on the decision in a related press […]