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India Steel Minister Pushes For Quick Completion Of Angul Aluminium Park

India Steel Minister Pushes For Quick Completion Of Angul Aluminium Park

India’s steel minister Dharmedra Pradhan went on record Saturday in full support of a speedy completion to Angul Aluminium Park after a meeting between the project’s partners National Aluminium Company (NALCO) and the Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. Also present was chairman-cum-managing...

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Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has begun testing operations for a pilot program dedicated to producing industrial electrolytic cells with inert anodes. The pilot program’s new anodes are notable due to their improved design and industry-leading low carbon footprint. Rusal says the new design produced by the pilot program will replace […]

Aluminum Extruders Council Calls For End To Trump Section 232 Tariffs

The Aluminum Extruders Council yesterday called upon the Trump Administration to end Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminium, noting the damage the penalties they say were misapplied has done to the domestic aluminium industry. The AEC began by citing its optimism in the new tariffs. However, after over four dozen aluminium industry executives testified to […]

Inslee Letter Fails To Stop Layoffs At Alcoa’s Ferndale Smelter

Only hours after receiving an offer of assistance from the state’s governor, Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp. began laying off workers in earnest at its smelter in Ferndale, Washington, likely signaling the end of production at the plant. Alcoa began handing out pink slips on Thursday to many of the plant’s 700-strong workforce, giving the […]

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium […]