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First Phase Of JW Aluminum’s US$300 MM Expansion At SE South Carolina Plant Nearing Completion

First Phase Of JW Aluminum’s US$300 MM Expansion At SE South Carolina Plant Nearing Completion

The first phase of a US$300-million expansion at American flat-rolled aluminium producer JW Aluminum’s plant in South Carolina is only months away from completion according to company officers. JW Aluminum CEO Lee McCarter told the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce late last...

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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 […]

Century Files Suit Against Santee Cooper Over Electricity Supply for Mt. Holly Smelter

The fight to keep Century’s smelter at Mt. Holly running was taken to federal court yesterday, as the firm filed suit against state-owned South Carolina Public Service Authority, known colloquially as Santee Cooper, alleging violations of state and federal antitrust laws. Century’s lawsuit alleges that Santee Cooper has been operating without meaningful state or federal […]

Bill to Save Mt. Holly Smelter Dies in South Carolina House’s Committee

The latest and likely final effort to keep Century Aluminum’s Mount Holly plant running has failed according to a lawmaker in South Carolina’s House of Representatives. The subcommittee to which the bill was assigned on the lower house did not vote on it, signaling its likely end. “We gave all we could in 2012 and […]