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Why Are Anode Production Costs Rising?

Why Are Anode Production Costs Rising?

Between 2017 and 2018, smelting costs for the primary aluminium industry have increased significantly. Aside of volatile alumina prices, higher prices of calcined petroleum-pet coke (CPC) and coal tar pitch (CTP), the two main ingredients of carbon anodes that provide the electrolytic...

Biden Infrastructure Bill A Big Boon To Aluminium Industry: Norsk Hydro VP Mike Stier

Biden Infrastructure Bill A Big Boon To Aluminium Industry: Norsk Hydro VP Mike Stier

Earlier this month the United States Congress passed into law President Joe Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure package. The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (or the INVEST in America Act) will allocate US$550 billion ...

The Net-Zero Shift Starts With Low Carbon Aluminium

2020 was supposed to be “year of climate action”, with the Glasgow COP26 acting as a major milestone for both ...

Aluminium at the LME Week – Key Takeaways

Between October 28 and November 1st, London hosted the traditional London Metals Exchange (LME) Week gathering of analysts, brokers, traders ...

Aluminium Market Oversupplied, Demand Growth Flat

Base metals prices reacted positively to the progress registered in the latest round of US – China trade talks in ...

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