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Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Australian Alumina Refineries

Alcoa Planning Conversion To Steam-Generated Power At Australian Alumina Refineries

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation said this week that it is preparing a “step change” in the production of alumina that would eliminate 70 percent of the emissions generated in the process by adapting renewable energy as a power source. Alcoa’s Australia...

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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 plant, the power plant on site, and the land upon which it all […]

Alcoa To Provide Low- And Zero-Carbon Aluminium For Audi Electric Vehicle Wheels

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week that it has been chose by German automaker Audi AG to supply sustainable aluminium wheels for its e-tron GT electric vehicle. Alcoa said it will be supplying low-carbon aluminium to RONAL Group, who will be using both low-carbon and zero-carbon aluminium products from the smelter. Tim Reyes, […]

Four-Month Strike At San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter Ends

The four-month strike at the former Alcoa smelter in Spain ended last week, as the two main labor unions at the site and the site’s management have come to an agreement on plans for the plant’s labor situation. The strike began when Alcoa announced the plant’s closure four months ago. The Workers’ Commissions (CCOO) and […]

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 […]