European Aluminium Demand Remains Strong: Novelis SVP

European Aluminium Demand Remains Strong: Novelis SVP

Although Europe’s economy is stagnant at present, demand for rolled aluminium is strong. So said Novelis Inc.’s senior vice president and Europe president Emilio Braghi in an interview during LMEs week. “For Europe, we’re seeing good demand in our key markets of...


Novelis to Provide Aluminium for Jaguar XFL

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced this week that it will be supplying aluminium to Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd for its new Jaguar XFL. The XFL is the first Jaguar model to be assembled in the People’s Republic of China. According to the firm, the XFL is the next […]

The Aluminum Association Announces New Exec and New Board Members

Arlington, Virginia aluminium trade organization The Aluminum Association announced an expansion to its leadership team and new members to its Board of Directors at its annual meeting earlier this week. “This is a pivotal time for the domestic aluminum industry – with tremendous demand side opportunities but also significant challenges on the global trade front,” […]

US Senator Schumer Addresses USITC on Behalf of Aluminium Industry

United States Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) spoke to the US International Trade Commission on behalf of aluminium producers in his state on Monday. Representing Alcoa and Novelis, Schumer urged the commission to address predatory trade practices from firms based in the People’s Republic of China. “The aluminum we use to build our buildings roads, […]

Aluminum Association Transportation Group Makes Two Senior Appointments

The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) announced this week that Alcoa’s John Thomas has been appointed as its chairman and Ganesh Panneer of Novelis as its vice chairman. Thomas succeeds Tom Boney of Novelis in the position. “These new appointments will ensure that the aluminum industry’s transportation group remains well-positioned as the adoption of […]

Novelis Promises Appeal of NLRB Order to Recognize USW at New York Plant

One business day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled against them, Novelis Inc. promised it would appeal a ruling upholding a lower court’s demand that it recognize United Steelworkers as the bargaining agent for laborers at its plant in upstate New York. The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and […]