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China Hongqiao Abruptly Quits The International Aluminium Institute

China Hongqiao Abruptly Quits The International Aluminium Institute

World leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group abruptly quit the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) this week, leaving only four years after joining the body. The IAI accounted for almost two-thirds of the bauxite, alumina, and aluminium mined, refined, and smelted throughout the...

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Unplanned Outages Drop China’s Aluminium Production By 0.5 Percent In August

Unplanned aluminum production outages at two of the country’s main smelters helped drop the People’s Republic of China’s total production by 0.5 percent on the month in August according to numbers released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Per Beijing’s numbers, China’s aluminium smelters combined to produce 2.97 million metric tons of primary […]

Hongqiao Says Operations Are Normal After Typhoon Lekima’s Devestation Of Shandong

World leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group said yesterday that its facilities are operating as normal in the wake of Typhoon Lekima, apparently contradicting statements made earlier in the week. “The facilities are not damaged by the typhoon. There was flooding outside the factories but no actual facilities damage,” said Honqgiao in an email sent […]

Typhoon Lekima Damages Hongqiao Facilities In Shandong

World-leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Limited reported damage to its facilities in Shandong due to major flooding caused by Typhoon Lekima this weekend. According to official social media posts, the Hongqiao affiliate Weiqiao Pioneering’s aluminium plant suffered damage when a wall on the east side of the plant was “immediately overwhelmed” by flood waters […]

Zhang Bo Succeeds Father As China Hongqiao’s Chairman

Chinese aluminium titan China Hongqiao Group Limited selected Zhang Bo to take the company’s reigns last week, filling the position his father held until his passing the week prior. The younger Zhang’s appointment took effect on Friday, the same day he was named to the post. The 49-year-old executive served as the firm’s Chief Executive […]

China Hongqiao Chairman Zhang Shiping Passes Away At Age 73

Chairman of China Hongqiao Group Limited and aluminium magnate Zhang Shiping passed away late last week at the age of 73. Hongqiao made the announcement on Thursday, noting that he also held the positions on the remuneration committee and the nomination committee at the time of his death. An announcement by his hometown newspaper indicated […]