Michael Bless

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

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...

Century Posts 19 Percent Jump In Net Sales During FY 2018

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018 on Thursday. Though shipments and sales rose in both periods, elevated alumina prices weighed down financial numbers for both the quarter and the year. The fourth quarter saw Century ship 199,466 metric tons of product, up from the prior […]

Century Aluminum Announces Expansion Of Value-Added And Secondary Aluminium Capacity At Sebree Plant

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum announced on Wednesday plans to expand production of value-added and secondary aluminium at its smelter in Sebree, Kentucky. According to the company’s press release, the two planned expansions will add 90 thousand metric tons of aluminium billet production and 20 thousand metric tons of secondary production in the form of […]

Century Aluminum’s Q3 Earnings And Revenue Beat Street Projections

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released results for the third quarter yesterday. The firm’s numbers surpassed estimates for both earnings and revenue for the quarter. Century recorded a net loss of US$20.3 million in the third quarter, a reversal from the second quarter’s net income of US$19.4 million. Adjusted net income for the quarter totaled […]

Century Signs Two-Year Power Deal With Santee Cooper To Power Mt. Holly Smelter

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum announced the signing of a two-year power contract with the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) for its Goose Creek smelter, assuring its operation through at least the close of 2020. Per the company’s press release, the contract mandates that the Mt. Holly smelter will continue to purchase one […]