Commonwealth of Kentucky

Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobe Steel, Ltd’s U.S. subsidiary Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX) inaugurated a new aluminium extrusions plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Wednesday. The plant, which is one of two operated by Kobelco in Bowling Green, manufactures and sells aluminium extrusions...

Dajcor To Establish US$19.6 Million Aluminium Extrusion Operation In SE Kentucky

Kentucky’s Governor Matt Bevin announced plans by Ontario’s Dajcor Aluminum Ltd on Friday to construct a new, US$19.6 million plant in the southeastern reaches of the state. Per local media, Dajcor’s new plant will be located in Coalfields Industrial Park in Perry County. The plant will employ a workforce of 265 upon full ramp-up, producing […]

Novelis To Collect Aluminium Beverage Cans At Kentucky Derby For Habitat For Humanity

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. will be on hand this weekend at Churchill Downs to help promote recycling among the attendees of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Novelis announced yesterday its appointment as the Derby’s recycling partner as well as its plan to provide recycling bins on the infield of Churchill Downs. The […]

Braidy Industries On Track for Full Operation At Greenup In 2021

Kentucky aluminium alloy producer Braidy Industries, Inc. advised investors earlier this week that the Braidy Atlas rolling mill project continues to be on track for full operation in 2021. To date the firm has invested US$15.7 million on the project in Greenup, with commitments from Kentucky Power to perform US$33 million in site preparation later […]

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 […]

Novelis to Open US$300 MM Automotive Aluminium Sheet Plant in SW Kentucky

American rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. unveiled plans yesterday to construct and operate a 200-thousand-metric-tons-per-annum automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. Per the firm’s press release, the US$300 million greenfield facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment lines for use in producing aluminium sheet for subsequent molding into such automotive parts […]