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Alcoa Australia Slashes Production At Portland Aluminium To 75 Percent

Alcoa Australia Slashes Production At Portland Aluminium To 75 Percent

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week that its joint venture Portland Aluminium is scaling back production to 75 percent, citing operational stability as the motive. The site’s nameplate capacity is 358 thousand metric tons per annum, but will be operating...


Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Quebec aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette announced this week that its output during 2020 set a production record, besting its previous high-water mark set in 2016. “Aluminerie Alouette in 2020 broke its record of all time with an annual production of 620,706 tons of aluminium,” quoted AlCircle from its 2020 review statement. “It was a special […]

Aluminerie Alouette Receives C$15 Million Grant From Canada’s Government To Improve Operations At Sept-Îles

Canada’s largest aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette will receive C$15 million (US$11.5 million) from the Canadian government for use in developing and improving operations at the site. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada says the grant from the Strategic Innovation Fund will allow Alouette to modernize its operations at Sept-Îles as well as giving it the […]

Japanese Aluminium Premiums To Hit US$130 In Latter Half Of 2019: Marubeni

Though Rusal is likely to make a strong return to the aluminium market next year, premiums in Japan are expected to rise to between US$100 to US$130 per ton late next year due to an expectation of weak global supplies of the metal. On news of Rusal’s pending release from United States government sanctions, prices […]

Japanese Aluminium Stocks Reach Two-Year High In July

Japanese market sources said last week that the country’s aluminium stocks at the country’s trio of major port warehouses rose to a two-year apex of 310,400 metric tons at last’s month’s end. Per Japanese trading house Marubeni, the record is a rise of 1.1 percent over the prior month’s total inventory on hand of 306,900 […]