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Ball Corporation Breaks Ground On Brazil’s First Aluminium Circular Economy Lab

Ball Corporation Breaks Ground On Brazil’s First Aluminium Circular Economy Lab

Earlier this week, Colorado’s Ball Corporation revealed plans to build the first circular economy lab in Brazil on an island dedicated to sustainable tourism. Per the firm, the VADELATA project will be built on Fernando de Noronha and will provide the island...

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Aluminum Association Files Complaints Over Foil From Five Countries But Allegedly Originating From China

The Aluminum Association’s Foil Trade Enforcement Working Group filed a formal complaint with the Trump Administration on Tuesday over imports from five different countries that they say are simply an attempted end run around antidumping and countervailing duty measures taken over two years ago against aluminium foil producers in the People’s Republic of China. According […]

Tariffs On Brazil Aluminium Imports Still A Possibility: Trump

Though praising the country’s executive, United States President Donald Trump did not indicate that he would back down on planned aluminium and steel tariffs against Brazilian exporters to the US. Trump was queried by reporters late last week at a dinner at Mar-a-Lago between himself and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro by reporters regarding the possibility […]

Production Resumes At World’s Biggest Alumina Refinery In Brazil: Norsk Hydro

Norwegian aluminium giant Norsk Hydro ASA said on Saturday that power has been restored to Mineração Paragominas S.A. (Paragominas bauxite mine), allowing a return to normal production levels at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte alumina refinery). Return to production at Paragominas came ten days after power was cut to the mine. Hydro confirmed […]