Hawesville smelter

Century Beats Revenue Estimates With Q2 Net Loss Of US$16.2 Million

Century Beats Revenue Estimates With Q2 Net Loss Of US$16.2 Million

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released results for the second quarter of 2019 on Thursday. Though shipments and sales fell in the quarter, the firm’s bottom line began to claw back toward the black thanks to a drop in alumina and power...


Despite Production Drop, Century Reports 21 Percent Rise In Primary Aluminium Sales

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum reported second-quarter results on Wednesday, with financials generally improved across the board despite a quarter-on-quarter drop in production. Century shipped 180,220 metric tons in the quarter, down from the first quarter’s total shipments of 187,238 metric tons. Second-quarter net sales totaled US$470.0 million, up 3 percent quarter-on-quarter from last quarter’s […]

Despite a Difficult Q1, Century Sees Clear Sailing Ahead Thanks To Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Chicago’s primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum disclosed results for this year’s first quarter on Thursday. Though sales were up, the company’s overall financial picture was dimmer than that of the quarter preceding it. In the first quarter, Century shipped 187 thousand metric tons of product, down slightly from the prior quarter’s total of 189 thousand […]

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 […]

Century CEO: Trump Aluminium Tariffs Make Hawesville Capacity Restart Possible

Though the opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s invocation of an across-the-board 10-percent tariff upon all aluminium imports has been nearly unanimous, the country’s most prolific producer of primary aluminium went on record last week to say the tariffs are likely to benefit the firm to such a degree that the restart of a significant […]