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Aluminium Wrap – CRU’s 22nd World Aluminium Conference

Aluminium Wrap – CRU’s 22nd World Aluminium Conference

CRU Group held its 22nd World Aluminium Conference in London between May 3-5. The event has long been among the premier events on the commodities calendar, and 2017 was no exception. This year’s focus was sustainability in the aluminium industry, investigating the...

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Century’s Bless Presses On in Defense of Domestic Aluminium Industry

Century Aluminum’s CEO Michael Bless has been on a mission to combat what he (and many other experts) believes is the unfair manipulation of the global aluminium market by the People’s Republic of China. His fight, and plight, was detailed in an article by Bloomberg this week. Although he has had difficulty gaining traction, he […]

Automotive body sheet – bright outlook for aluminium?

The automotive sector remains the dominant global market for aluminium components, especially in North America. While aluminium has been able to largely conquer the drive train and heat exchanger areas of vehicle build, the chassis, body and general equipment and fittings must be regarded as areas for further potential development in lightweight construction using aluminium. […]