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Russia Warns That Transitioning To Renewables Too Quickly May Spike Aluminium Prices

Russia Warns That Transitioning To Renewables Too Quickly May Spike Aluminium Prices

The Russian Federation is amenable to switching its power sources to renewables, but any such transition will be gradual so as not to spike power prices and, by extension, the industries that rely upon them heavily, including aluminium smelting. Such was the...

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US Trade Rep Tai Hopeful Of Breaking Impasse With EU On Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said last week she had high hopes for the current negotiations between the United States and Europe over putting to bed an ongoing dispute over aluminium and steel tariffs. “The conversations are intensive,” Tai said to reporters late in the week. “Let’s say I’m optimistic.” Talks are centered on the […]

European Aluminium Criticizes European Commission鈥檚 Suspension Of Anti-Dumping Duties On Chinese Producers

Aluminium trade group European Aluminium Association said on Monday that it approved of the European Commission鈥檚 final confirmation of definitive anti-dumping duties on flat-rolled aluminium products (FRP) on the European market. However, it continued to oppose the nine-month suspension of such duties, which the EC officially confirmed this week. EA noted the official findings by […]

Mitilineos Developing New Methods For Scandium Production From Bauxite

Greek energy company Mitilineos announced last week its plan to enhance the use of its more economical method for extracting rare earth elements like scandium from bauxite ore. Mitilineos will be developing the new methods for scandium extraction from bauxite ore as part of its participation in the European Union鈥檚 SCALE Project of Horizon 2020. […]

European Aluminium Urges Regulators To Act Decisively Against Chinese Importers

Trade group European Aluminium Association said this week that the European government intends on imposing import duties on aluminium shipped in from the People鈥檚 Republic of China next month, but will ultimately suspend those import duties for nine months. The European Commission鈥檚 investigation into Chinese aluminium imports determined that the Middle Kingdom flooded the continent鈥檚 […]