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Alcoa Of Australia Inks Trio Of Natural Gas Contracts To Supply Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup Alumina Refineries

Alcoa Of Australia Inks Trio Of Natural Gas Contracts To Supply Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup Alumina Refineries

Western Australia’s Alcoa of Australia Limited announced earlier this week an agreement with a trio of energy providers to supply one-quarter of the firm’s requirement for natural gas beginning in 2020. Per a company press release, Alcoa of Australia has contracted with...

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Alcoa Seeks Tariff Reprieve From Trump Administration For Specialty Aluminium

Iconic American aluminium producer Alcoa Corporation has approached the Trump administration to obtain from relief from the Section 232 aluminium tariffs that were levied upon all imports earlier this year, saying that they are now suffering from the measure enacted specifically for their benefit. The firm filed a quintet of requests for waivers with the […]

Alcoa Turns In 38% Increase In Adjusted EBITDA In Q2 2018

Iconic Pittsburgh aluminium smelter Alcoa Corporation released results for the second quarter on Wednesday. Numbers were up across the board thanks in part to strong pricing for both alumina and aluminium. Alcoa’s revenue in the second quarter totaled US$3,579 million, up from both last quarter’s total of US$3,090 million and last year’s second-quarter total of […]

Alcoa Announces Permanent Closure of Wenatchee Works’ Line 3 Potline

Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday that it will permanently close one of four potlines at its Wenatchee, Washington smelter after making an agreed-upon payment of US$62.4 million to the plant’s power supplier. The company says the payment, which was scheduled to be tendered to the Chelan Public Utility District (Chelan PUD) yesterday, is a result of […]

Alcoa and Rio Tinto Announce Breakthrough Carbon-Free Aluminium Smelting Process

Calling the breakthrough “the most significant innovation in the aluminium industry in more than a century,” American smelter Alcoa Corp and Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Group say they have developed a revolutionary new method for smelting aluminium that produces oxygen rather than greenhouse gases. Press releases by both companies announced the breakthrough yesterday, as […]

Contract Talks to Resume At Québec Aluminium Smelter ABI

Alcoa Corp will soon resume negotiations with the union labor force currently on strike at Québec’s Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc. (ABI). The plant’s management made known its readiness to again take up labor talks with the provincial labor ministry late last week. The ABI plant, which boasts a primary aluminium production capacity of around 430 […]