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Aluminum Association Lauds USITC Decision On Dumping Of Aluminium Foil From Five Countries

Aluminum Association Lauds USITC Decision On Dumping Of Aluminium Foil From Five Countries

The Aluminum Association applauded a move by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) last week to unanimously determine that some aluminium foil imports from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey are injurious to American producers of the same. The USITC’s decision opens...

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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 […]

Brazil’s Primary Aluminium Production Off By 19.7 Percent In April

Numbers released by Brazil’s aluminium trade association Associação Brasileira do Alumínio (Abal) showed a steep fall-off in production for the month of April, dropping by almost 20 percent on the year. Per Abal, the South American country churned out 48,400 metric tons in the year’s fourth month, off by 3.6 percent from February’s total of […]

Alunorte Embargo Winding Through Brazilian Courts

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA updated its investors on the situation at its Brazilian aluminium refinery Alunorte, noting that progress had been made both on the judicial front and with state environmental regulators. Hydro said Monday that it has reached an agreement with the Ministério Público to engage outside consultants to determine whether the […]