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Magnesium Supply Cut Prompts Kaiser To Declare Force Majeure At Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill

Magnesium Supply Cut Prompts Kaiser To Declare Force Majeure At Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill

American aluminium smelter Kaiser Aluminum Corporation declared force majeure at its Warrick Rolling Mill in Indiana on Thursday due to a constriction of the supply of magnesium, which it uses in making some aluminium beverage cans and food packaging. Per the firm,...


Alcoa Inks Long-Term Wind Power Contract For San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week the signing of a new power contract with independent renewable energy provider Greenalia to provide its San Ciprián aluminium smelter with sustainable power upon its planned restart in 2024. Alcoa’s contract with Greenalia will run through 2033 and provide the aluminium smelter with up to 183 MW […]

Alcoa Completes New Aluminium Recycling Furnace At Mosjøen Plant

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week the completion of a new aluminium recycling furnace at its plant in Mosjøen, Norway that utilizes power derived from renewable resources. Alcoa says this is the firm’s largest investment in recycling infrastructure to date. The new aluminium recycling furnace, which is a collaboration between Alcoa and German metals […]

International Aluminium Institute Issues Update To Red Mud Sustainable Use Guidelines

The International Aluminium Institute issued a revision to its published guidelines for sustainably managing bauxite residue or “red mud,” updating its Bauxite Residue Management Best Practice first published in 2015. The new guidelines, dubbed “Sustainable Bauxite Residue Management Guidance” fleshes out more of the lifecycle of red mud and how relevant parties can better handle […]

ASI Certifies World’s Longest-Running Aluminium Plant Under Sustainable Production Standard

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced this week the provisional certification of Alcoa’s Massena smelter, which is the longest continuously-operating aluminium facility on Earth, under its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Alcoa’s Massena plant has been in operation since 1902 and is fueled by hydropower. The plant has a nameplate capacity of about 360 […]

Alcoa Reports Record Net Income Of US$429 MM In 2021

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2021 last week. Strong pricing of alumina and aluminium coupled by steady operational performance helped the firm set records in 2021. In the fourth quarter, Alcoa turned in its best quarterly revenue since 2018, reporting US$3.3 billion, up by 7 […]