Q3 2017

Better Aluminium Market, Increased Operational Efficiency Yield Stellar Bottom Line for Rusal in Q3

Better Aluminium Market, Increased Operational Efficiency Yield Stellar Bottom Line for Rusal in Q3

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal released financial and production results for the third quarter yesterday. Improvements both within the company and to the global aluminium market contributed to increased financial numbers nearly across the board. Revenue in the quarter came to...

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 […]

Improved Aluminium Prices Buoy Constellium’s Q3 Numbers

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium titan Constellium N.V. reported financial and production results for the third quarter yesterday. Though shipments slipped slightly, financials for the quarter were strong. In the just-ended quarter, Constellium shipped 374 thousand metric tons, a one-percent drop from last year’s third quarter total of 377 thousand metric tons. The firm accounts […]

Norsk Hydro’s Q3 Financials Weighed Down by Rise in Raw Material Costs

Norsk Hydro A.S.A. reported results for the third quarter of 2017 yesterday. The firm’s financial numbers were off for the quarter, while production in key segments was generally level. Net income in the quarter totaled NOK2.2 billion, up 40 percent quarter-on-quarter from last quarter’s total of NOK1.6 billion, and up 95 percent year-on-year from last […]

Rusal’s Aluminium and Alumina Production Up in Q3, But Bauxite Production Off

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal released operating results for the third quarter of 2017 yesterday, reporting modest gains in primary aluminium and alumina while showing a respectable drop in bauxite ore production. Rusal produced 931 thousand metric tons of primary aluminium in the third quarter, a quarter-on-quarter increase of 1.1 percent from the second-quarter […]

Recovering Aluminium Sector Buoys Alcoa’s Third-Quarter Results

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released third-quarter results on Wednesday. The firm’s numbers were up across the board, a fact that the firm says is in part a reflection of the strengthening global aluminium market. The firm posted revenue for the quarter of US$3.0 billion, up from the previous quarter’s revenue total of US$2.9 billion, […]