Q2 2018

Aleris’ Revenue Jumps 16.6 Percent In Second Quarter

Aleris’ Revenue Jumps 16.6 Percent In Second Quarter

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. released second-quarter results yesterday. Though better margins and product mix improved earnings, a debt refinancing helped push the bottom line further into the red. In 2018’s second quarter, Aleris shipped 235 thousand metric tons of...


Alunorte, Paragominas, And Albras Outages Pummel Norsk Hydro’s Q2 Numbers

Norsk Hydro reported numbers for the second quarter on Tuesday. The firm’s numbers suffered thanks to outages at key plants and increased cost of raw materials, but losses were mitigated somewhat by a rise in metal prices and gains in downstream and energy businesses. In the second quarter this year, Hydro mined 1,348 thousand metric […]

Constellium Reports Record Adjusted EBITDA of €151 Million In Q2

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. reported numbers for the second quarter and first half of 2018, showing an uptick in both sales and financial results in both periods. Constellium shipped 397 thousand metric tons in the just-ended quarter, a 4-percent improvement year-on-year from last year’s total of 383 thousand metric tons, bolstered […]

Alcoa Turns In 38% Increase In Adjusted EBITDA In Q2 2018

Iconic Pittsburgh aluminium smelter Alcoa Corporation released results for the second quarter on Wednesday. Numbers were up across the board thanks in part to strong pricing for both alumina and aluminium. Alcoa’s revenue in the second quarter totaled US$3,579 million, up from both last quarter’s total of US$3,090 million and last year’s second-quarter total of […]