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Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Novelis Announces Plans For US$2.5 MM Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In SW Alabama

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. said this week that it is planning to build a US$2.5-billion low-carbon aluminium recycling and rolling plant in Bay Minette, Alabama. The new plant, which is a response to strong demand from the aluminium beverage packaging...

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Hindalco Mulling Exporting Excess Alumina Production

Cursed with an overabundance of alumina production, India’s Hindalco Industries Ltd is considering selling the excess to overseas buyers. According to comments made by Hindalco’s chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, Utkal Alumina International Ltd has been producing more of the aluminium precursor than the company can use, forcing the firm to consider sales of it to […]

Hindalco Setting Aside US$3 Billion for Foreign Acquisitions

Indian mining giant Aditya Birla Group is reportedly setting aside at least US$3 billion in funding to be used for acquiring going concerns to add to its subsidiary Hindalco Industries. According to anonymous sources who spoke to domestic media, Aditya Birla is looking to make a move into the downstream aluminium sector. Such a move […]

Zhongwang Deal Extended to Mid-September: Aleris Spokesperson

Aluminium extrusion giant China Zhongwang continues to have its sights set on Cleveland’s Aleris Corporation according to a spokesperson from the latter. According to an article published Friday, the merger agreement between Aleris and Zhongwang subsidiary Zhongwang USA has been extended to the middle of this month. The agreement, which was first announced at the […]

Hindalco Said to Soon Sell Brazilian Assets

According to sources close to the firm, India’s Hindalco Industries is planning to shed its alumina assets and bauxite mines in Brazil. The sources indicate that commodity prices are prompting the move. The sources, who spoke to Indian media on condition of anonymity, indicate that the proceeds of the sale would be used towards debt […]