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

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....

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Power Restored To Ghana’s VALCo Smelter After Brief Debt Row

Power is back on at Volta Aluminum Company Limited’s (VALCo) plant in Ghana today after provider Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) cut the supply on Monday over VALCo’s outstanding unpaid debt to the firm. The Head of Communications and Public Affairs for Ghana’s Energy Ministry Nana Oppong Damoah confirmed the new state of affairs to […]

Alcoa To Permanently Close Shuttered Alumina Refinery At Port Comfort

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced plans on Monday to permanently close its alumina refinery at Port Comfort, Texas. Alcoa says the decision comes as the result of a company-wide review of about a quarter of its production capacity with an eye toward improving costs and sustainable profitability. The 2.3 million metric tons per annum […]

Apple Buys First Carbon-Free Aluminium From Alcoa-Rio Tinto Joint Venture Elysis

American technological company Apple Inc. announced earlier this week its inaugural purchase of carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa Corp and Rio Tinto Group joint venture Elysis. Apple says the initial purchase will ship later this month from Alcoa’s Pittsburgh research facility. The aluminium is destined for use in Apple products, though the firm declined to identify […]

Alcoa Becomes 27th Member Of International Council on Mining and Metals

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation has been selected for membership in the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) according to a press release issued by the firm on Thursday. According to ICMM, Alcoa passed a rigorous and independent assessment process to qualify for membership. The assessment process assured the Council that Alcoa adheres to […]

Alcoa Launches Multi-Year Portfolio Review

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the third quarter yesterday as well as announcing a multi-year portfolio review and an update to the firm’s strategic priorities. In the just-ended quarter, Alcoa reported a net loss of US$221 million, up from a net loss of US$402 million in the prior quarter, and an adjusted […]