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Century Aluminum’s Q3 Earnings And Revenue Beat Street Projections

Century Aluminum’s Q3 Earnings And Revenue Beat Street Projections

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released results for the third quarter yesterday. The firm’s numbers surpassed estimates for both earnings and revenue for the quarter. Century recorded a net loss of US$20.3 million in the third quarter, a reversal from the second...

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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 […]

Trump Announces Plan to Enact Tariffs of 10 Percent on All Imported Aluminium

United States President Donald Trump confirmed yesterday what had long been rumored – his administration will be imposing steep tariffs on aluminium and steel in a matter of days. Trump revealed in an announcement yesterday that he will be putting his signature on documents authorizing new tariffs on aluminium of 10 percent and on steel […]

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 […]