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Despite a Difficult Q1, Century Sees Clear Sailing Ahead Thanks To Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Despite a Difficult Q1, Century Sees Clear Sailing Ahead Thanks To Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Chicago’s primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum disclosed results for this year’s first quarter on Thursday. Though sales were up, the company’s overall financial picture was dimmer than that of the quarter preceding it. In the first quarter, Century shipped 187 thousand metric...

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Aluminium Stakeholders Weigh In After Commerce Department’s Public Release of Section 232 Investigation Report

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross released the department’s report on steel and aluminium imports investigated during the recent Section 232 national security investigation yesterday, in which the Department recommends a mix of tariffs and quotas on aluminium products entering from abroad, including from the People’s Republic of China. The reports, which were delivered […]

Despite Ongoing Talks, Power Deal for Mount Holly Smelter Remains Elusive

Though both parties remain at the negotiating table, reports indicate that the gulf between Century Aluminum and Santee Cooper remains in talks over a deal to power Century’s Mount Holly smelter after December 31st. Representatives of both companies have been meeting in closed-door sessions, the most recent of which was Tuesday. However, as yet no […]

Century and UAW Appeal to Trump for Decisive Action Upon Section 232 Aluminium Investigation’s Completion

Leaders from Century Aluminum and United Steelworkers added their voices to a growing chorus of industry and political leaders urging United States President Donald Trump to use the soon-to-be-released findings from the Commerce Department’s Section 232 national security investigation into alleged illegal dumping of aluminium into the U.S. market by producers from the People’s Republic […]

Rebounding Aluminium Market Translates to Positive Results in Century’s Q3 Numbers

Chicago’s primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum released financial and production results for the third quarter yesterday, boasting of improvements across the board in both arenas. Century shipped 184,974 metric tons of primary aluminium in the quarter, up quarter-on-quarter from last quarters shipping total of 182,829 metric tons. Revenue in the quarter totaled US$400 million, up […]

Century Aluminum Appeals Dismissal of Federal Lawsuit Against Santee Cooper

American primary aluminium producer Century Aluminum Company filed an appeal in their federal lawsuit against South Carolina’s state-owned utility company Santee Cooper on Tuesday, challenging the suit’s dismissal last week. Century is seeking to revive the lawsuit it filed in January against Santee Cooper (officially known as the South Carolina Public Service Authority) seeking the […]