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Century Aluminum Strikes Accord With Santee Cooper Over Mt. Holly’s Power Supply

Century Aluminum Strikes Accord With Santee Cooper Over Mt. Holly’s Power Supply

Century Aluminum has come to an agreement with the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) on powering the Mt. Holly aluminium smelter, ending a long and heated fight between the two entities over where the plant is allowed to purchase its...

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Santee Cooper And City Of Goose Creek Meet In Court To Battle Over Century Aluminum

The fight for the life of Century Aluminum’s Goose Creek aluminium smelter continued this week in a courtroom in South Carolina, where attorneys for South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) and the city of Goose Creek squared off over which entity would provide power to the smelter. The controversy at issue involves a fight […]

Century Signs Two-Year Power Deal With Santee Cooper To Power Mt. Holly Smelter

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum announced the signing of a two-year power contract with the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) for its Goose Creek smelter, assuring its operation through at least the close of 2020. Per the company’s press release, the contract mandates that the Mt. Holly smelter will continue to purchase one […]

JW Aluminum Announces US$225 MM Expansion to Plant in SE South Carolina

American flat-rolled aluminium producer JW Aluminum announced earlier this week a US$255-million expansion to its facilities in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Per the firm, the expansion will include the construction of a 220,000 ft2 building, which will be the home to a wide variety of new, cutting-edge, environmentally-friendly technology. In addition to the new equipment, […]

Bill to Save Mt. Holly Smelter Dies in South Carolina House’s Committee

The latest and likely final effort to keep Century Aluminum’s Mount Holly plant running has failed according to a lawmaker in South Carolina’s House of Representatives. The subcommittee to which the bill was assigned on the lower house did not vote on it, signaling its likely end. “We gave all we could in 2012 and […]