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Trade Group Calls For End To Tariff On Imported Alumina And Other Refractory Materials

Trade Group Calls For End To Tariff On Imported Alumina And Other Refractory Materials

An Indian refractory materials trade group called upon the government to drop import tariffs on raw materials necessary for production of refractories, including magnesium and alumina, citing the high cost of importing such materials and the relative scarcity of them domestically. The...

Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

At least three companies (including Swiss commodity trader Glencore and German Trimet Aluminium) have expressed interest in buying Rio Tinto’s aluminium assets in Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands, priced at up to US$ 350 million, news agencies reported earlier this month. A ...

Aluminium Extrusions Are Winning The Race For Battery Enclosure In EVs

Battery enclosures for electric vehicles (also called frames, housings or battery packs) have a pretty straightforward purpose: holding and protecting ...

Half-Year Report: Aluminium Prices Still Under Pressure

Base metals prices continued to slide in May and early June, with metals traded on the LME witnessing some serious ...

Aluminium Prices in Q2: A Market Analysis

Base metals prices tumbled in the last week of April and at the start of May, with the aluminium price ...

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