Q1 2019

Alba Records 25-Percent Rise In Aluminium Sales Volume In Year’s Opening Half

Alba Records 25-Percent Rise In Aluminium Sales Volume In Year’s Opening Half

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. released production numbers for the second quarter of 2019 over the weekend. Despite sagging prices at the London Metal Exchange, Alba turned in double-digit increases in both sales volume and throughput in the quarter. During the year’s second quarter...


Aleris Reports Record Adjusted EBITDA Of US$85 Million In Q1

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. reported results for the first quarter on Wednesday. Though shipments rose over the first three months, the rise was not enough to keep the bottom line out of the red. In the first quarter the firm shipped 221 thousand metric tons of aluminium product, up on the year […]

Hawesville Restart Yields Four-Percent Rise in Century Aluminum’s Q1 Shipments

American aluminium smelter Century Aluminum released production and financial results for the year’s opening quarter earlier this week. Though production was up in the quarter, wider market forces helped keep financial numbers lower than hoped. In the first quarter Century Aluminum shipped 206,451 metric tons of aluminium, up 4 percent from last quarter’s total of […]

Though Chalco’s Production Fell In Q1, Profits Rose By 46 Percent

Thanks to recently weak prices, Aluminum Corp of China Ltd. (Chalco) reported a drop in first-quarter aluminium production of 6.9 percent on the year. Per a data sheet sent to analysts earlier this week, Chalco smelted 950 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the opening three months of the year, off from last year’s […]

Final Month Of U.S. Sanctions Weigh Down Rusal’s Q1 Results

Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal reported first-quarter financial and production results yesterday. Though production and sales remained relatively steady in the quarter, financial numbers struggled due to a drop in prices at the LME and the tail end of sanctions placed upon it by the United States government. In the first quarter Rusal smelted […]

China Zhongwang Posts 74.1 Percent Jump In Revenue In 2019’s Opening Quarter

Chinese industrial extruded aluminium titan China Zhongwang Holdings Limited announced results for the first quarter late last week. Stronger demand for industrial aluminium during the quarter helped boost the firm’s bottom line in Q1. In the year’s opening three months Zhongwang reported a sales volume of 262,025 metric tons, up by 101 percent on the […]