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U.S. Sources Say Quotas On Aluminium From Mexico And Canada May Replace Trump Tariffs

U.S. Sources Say Quotas On Aluminium From Mexico And Canada May Replace Trump Tariffs

Sources in Washington, D.C. say that United States trade officials are pushing for neighbors Canada and Mexico to agree to quotas on aluminium and steel in exchange for dropping blanket tariffs. According to unnamed sources claiming knowledge of the matter who spoke...

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Despite a Difficult Q1, Century Sees Clear Sailing Ahead Thanks To Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Chicago’s primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum disclosed results for this year’s first quarter on Thursday. Though sales were up, the company’s overall financial picture was dimmer than that of the quarter preceding it. In the first quarter, Century shipped 187 thousand metric tons of product, down slightly from the prior quarter’s total of 189 thousand […]

Century to Invest US$116.5 MM in Hawesville Aluminium Smelter

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced earlier this week the investment of US$116.5 million by Century Aluminum into improvements at its operations at its smelter in Hawesville. Per the press release, Century’s investment in the Hawesville smelter will include an upgrade in the smelting technology in use, as well as for training of new and current […]

Century CEO: Trump Aluminium Tariffs Make Hawesville Capacity Restart Possible

Though the opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s invocation of an across-the-board 10-percent tariff upon all aluminium imports has been nearly unanimous, the country’s most prolific producer of primary aluminium went on record last week to say the tariffs are likely to benefit the firm to such a degree that the restart of a significant […]