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AAI’s Call For Limits on Aluminium Imports Favor Big Smelters At SMEs’ Expense – ASMA

AAI’s Call For Limits on Aluminium Imports Favor Big Smelters At SMEs’ Expense – ASMA

An Indian association of secondary aluminium manufacturers issued a scathing rebuke to comments made last week by the Aluminium Association of India calling for restrictions on aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. In a letter issued to India’s Business Standard,...

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Continuing Rebound in Aluminium Prices Boost Hindalco’s Q3 Net Profits by 17 Percent

Aditya Birla Group’s aluminium arm Hindalco Industries Ltd. released results for the just-ended third quarter of fiscal year 2018 late last week. The firm’s financials were markedly improved in the quarter thanks to the recovery of aluminium prices among other factors. The firm’s revenues in the quarter of INR11,023 crore were up quarter-on-quarter from last […]

Hindalco Seeking Government Go-Ahead to Double Utkal Alumina Refinery Output to 3 MTPA

In an effort at shoring up the feedstock stream into Hindalco’s Aditya smelter, Aditya Birla Group’s Utkal Alumina International Ltd has petitioned the Indian government for permission to double the alumina output of its Odisha refinery to 3 million metric tons per annum. According to domestic media, Utkal delivered its petition to the expert appraisal […]

Novelis to Open US$300 MM Automotive Aluminium Sheet Plant in SW Kentucky

American rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. unveiled plans yesterday to construct and operate a 200-thousand-metric-tons-per-annum automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. Per the firm’s press release, the US$300 million greenfield facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment lines for use in producing aluminium sheet for subsequent molding into such automotive parts […]

Sources Say Hindalco Offering US$2.5 Billion for Rolled Aluminium Firm Aleris

Hindalco Industries Ltd. has tendered an offer to buy Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. for US$2.5 billion according to unnamed sources who spoke to Bloomberg earlier this week. According to the unnamed sources, the move is part of Kumar Mangalam Birla’s continuing gambit to grow his global industrial footprint. Per the sources, the offer […]

Sources Say Expiration of Zhongwang Talks with Aleris Opens Door for Hindalco Bid

According to sources professing knowledge of the situation, last week’s expiration of acquisition talks between Aleris International, Inc. and China Zhongwang Holdings Limited has paved the way for the long-promised purchase pitch from Hindalco for the Cleveland aluminium extruder. Although talks between Aleris and Zhongwang lasted over a year and were extended several times, national-security […]