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Hydro Begins New Bauxite Mining Front At Paragominas With BRL590 MM Capital Investment

Hydro Begins New Bauxite Mining Front At Paragominas With BRL590 MM Capital Investment

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced a planned BRL590 million (US$110.7 million) investment in its Miltônia 5 (M5) project at Paragominas bauxite mine in Brazil. Noting the significant positive contribution the Paragominas bauxite mine has provided the local community, Hydro says...

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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 with a centralized location for the collection and recycling of aluminium cans. Construction […]

Aluminum Association Praises Commerce Department’s Finding Of Dumping Of Certain Aluminium Foils From Five Countries

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association lauded the United States Department of Commerce for its final determination that importers from Russia and four other countries have been dumping certain aluminium foils on the American market. On Friday the Commerce Department found that aluminium foil exporters from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey have been flooding […]

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 the door for the Department of Commerce to continue with antidumping and countervailing […]

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 […]