International Aluminium Institute

International Aluminium Institute’s Ron Knapp Joins China Hongqiao As International Adviser

International Aluminium Institute’s Ron Knapp Joins China Hongqiao As International Adviser

World leading aluminium producer China Hongqiao Group Ltd announced late last week the hiring of Ron Knapp to be the firm’s international adviser starting next year. Speaking to reporters at the China Aluminum Week forum in Qingdao on Friday, Knapp said this...


Metal Bulletin’s 23rd Bauxite and Alumina Conference

Metal Bulletin held its 23rd Bauxite and Alumina Conference in Miami last week. The gathering brought together major industry participants in a collegial environment to discuss tactics and strategies related to production and consumption of bauxite and alumina. Representatives from over 160 public and private organizations on six continents attended the three-day meeting. More than […]

IAI Introduces New Global Trade Data Visualization Application

Global aluminium trade group International Aluminium Institute (IAI) announced the launch of a new web-based application for visualizing the aluminium value chain. The institute’s new mass-flow visualizer aids the user in understanding the aluminium value chain from its beginning at the bauxite mine to its end as scrap. The program also details inter-regional trade flows […]

IAI and ASI Ink Cooperation Agreement

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday, committing to collaborate on efforts to improve the performance and sustainability of the global aluminium trade. Executed by ASI’s Chief Executive Officer Fiona Solomon, and IAI’s Secretary General Ron Knapp, the five-year MOU pledges the two organizations’ cooperation […]

Global Aluminium Production Down by 1.5% in Q1

According to numbers recently released by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), worldwide aluminium production for the first four months of 2016 fell by 1.5% year-on-year, totaling a global production of 18.1 million metric tons. In its report, the IAI indicates that the reason for the global decline is largely due to production cuts continued by […]