Canada

Aluminium Association of Canada Lauds Move To Limit Aluminiun Transshipment

Aluminium Association of Canada Lauds Move To Limit Aluminiun Transshipment

Canada’s aluminium industry is applauding Ottawa for its recent announcement that aluminium will be added to the government’s Import Control List system. In a statement released last week by the Aluminium Association of Canada, the organization praised the Canadian government’s use of...

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Ottawa Announces C$100 Million Investment In Aluminium And Steel Firms Impacted By Section 232 Tariffs

In an effort at mitigating damage done to the dominion’s small- and medium-sized aluminium and steel manufacturers by the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs, the Canadian government said Monday that it plans to send C$100 million (US$74.6 million) to affected manufacturers and users of the metals. Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science, economic development […]

Canadian Government Sees End To U.S. Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel

Though Canadian officials are optimistic that the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium are soon to be lifted, they warned that the tariffs may still stall ratification of NAFTA’s replacement treaty. In comments made to domestic media last Thursday, Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau is still considering putting the brakes on ratification […]

Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The entirety of Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Canada is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards after the organization announced the certification’s coverage of the BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia. The announcement continued by noting that the certifications in question have been appended to […]