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Kaiser Aluminum Closes Purchase Of Warrick Rolling Mill From Alcoa

Kaiser Aluminum Closes Purchase Of Warrick Rolling Mill From Alcoa

California semi-fabricated specialty aluminium producer Kaiser Aluminum finalized the purchase of Alcoa Corporation’s Warrick plant earlier this week. Kaiser bought the aluminium rolling mill from Alcoa for US$670 million. Though Kaiser purchased the mill, Alcoa retains ownership of the assets at the...

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Spanish Court Halts Curtailment Of San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation halted plans to curtail its smelter in San Ciprián, Spain last week after a local court handed down a decision affecting the process for laying off the workforce there. The High Court of Justice of Galicia issued the decision last Thursday in a suit brought by the local workforce after […]

Alcoa Sells Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill To Kaiser For US$670 Million

Pittsburgh’s aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp announced this week that it has agreed to sell its rolling mill business to California’s Kaiser Aluminum for about US$670 million. Alcoa said it will sell the rolling mill business held by Alcoa Warrick LLC to Kaiser for a cash payment of US$587 million and an agreement to take over […]

Talks Fall Through Between Alcoa And San Ciprián Labor Union

The formal talks between Alcoa Corporation and the union representing the San Ciprián aluminium smelter labor force over the fate of the plant ended last week lacking an agreement as to the unit’s continued operation. The consultation process ended on September 28, which the parties are mandated by the government to hold prior to a […]

Alcoa Debuts World’s First Low-Carbon Smelter-Grade Alumina

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week an expansion of its low-carbon aluminium and alumina line Sustana. Per the firm, the line would expand by adding the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade alumina EcoSource. Measured through the mining and refining process, EcoSource emits half the carbon dioxide equivalents per ton of alumina than the industry’s […]

GFG Optimistic On San Ciprian’s Future, Alcoa Not So Much As Deadline Nears

The GFG Alliance and Alcoa are continuing talks over the fate of their aluminium smelter in San Ciprian, Spain, and an official from GFG remains highly optimistic that a long-term solution for the plant’s viability is within reach. GFG Alliance’s Chief Investment Officer Jay Hambro said in an interview with S & P Global Platts […]