Michael Bless

Century Aluminum’s Losses Deepen In First Quarter

Century Aluminum’s Losses Deepen In First Quarter

Chicago-based aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released production and financial results for the year’s first quarter earlier this week. In the year’s first quarter Century shipped 195,697 metric tons of product, greater by 757 thousand metric tons on the year. Net sales rose...


Century Aluminum Strikes Accord With Santee Cooper Over Mt. Holly’s Power Supply

Century Aluminum has come to an agreement with the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) on powering the Mt. Holly aluminium smelter, ending a long and heated fight between the two entities over where the plant is allowed to purchase its electricity. In a press release yesterday Century said the three-year contract has Santee […]

Section 232 Tariffs Necessary To Stem Tide Of “Unprecedented Surge” Of Canadian Aluminium: Century CEO Bless

American aluminium maker Century Aluminum’s president and chief executive officer Michael Bless went on record Thursday in support of United States president Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel on imports of the same from Canada. Citing a 95-percent increase in imports of unalloyed primary aluminium from the dominion in […]