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Canada Aluminium Exports To United States Down By 30 Percent: AAC

Canada Aluminium Exports To United States Down By 30 Percent: AAC

Data released last week by the Aluminium Association of Canada showed a substantial drop in the sale of standard commodity ingot (P1020) aluminium from smelters in Canada to buyers in the United States from last month’s numbers. Per the association, exports to...

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Alcoa Begins Process For Layoffs At Spanish Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp said yesterday it has begun the process of laying off the workforce at its aluminium plant in San Ciprián, Spain. According to the firm, it has been in talks with the labor force at the plant since late May. At issue is what Alcoa characterizes as “significant and unsustainable circumstances” […]

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 […]

ASI’s Certification Of Alcoa Plants On Four Continents Opens Door To Offering Of Certified Sustainable Aluminium

Alcoa and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced earlier this week the certification of almost a dozen of the pioneering aluminium firm’s operations throughout the world against the ASI’s standards, paving the way for Alcoa to offer ASI-certified aluminium to its customers. The certifications cover 11 plants on four continents, including operations in Australia, Brazil, […]

Century Aluminum Debuts New Line Of Low-Carbon Aluminium

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum Company announced yesterday the launch of a new low-carbon aluminium made with energy soley derived from renewable sources. According to the firm, Natur-Al is produced in a process that releases just one-fourth of the CO2 of the industry standard. Natur-Al produces only 4 metric tons of CO2 per metric ton […]

Alcoa Recognized As Aluminium Industry Sustainability Leader By S&P Global

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced earlier this week that it has been named the aluminium industry’s top performer by S&P Global in the just-released Sustainability Yearbook 2020. S&P Global utilizes SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment to determine its yearly rankings, which is a metric used by other such indices, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). […]