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Alcoa Unveils Roadmap To Sustainable Aluminium

Alcoa Unveils Roadmap To Sustainable Aluminium

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced this week a technological plan that it hopes will lead the aluminium industry into more sustainably producing the metal in the future. The firm says its “technological roadmap” are capable of not only moving the aluminium industry...

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Alcoa Sells Warrick Aluminium Rolling Mill To Kaiser For US$670 Million

Pittsburgh’s aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp announced this week that it has agreed to sell its rolling mill business to California’s Kaiser Aluminum for about US$670 million. Alcoa said it will sell the rolling mill business held by Alcoa Warrick LLC to Kaiser for a cash payment of US$587 million and an agreement to take over […]

Alcoa Debuts World’s First Low-Carbon Smelter-Grade Alumina

American aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced last week an expansion of its low-carbon aluminium and alumina line Sustana. Per the firm, the line would expand by adding the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade alumina EcoSource. Measured through the mining and refining process, EcoSource emits half the carbon dioxide equivalents per ton of alumina than the industry’s […]

Alcoa Weathers COVID-19 Storm In Second Quarter

Aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released results for the second quarter on Wednesday, boasting both a better balance sheet and improved productivity despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In the just-ended quarter the firm posted a total revenue of US$2,148 million, besting the prior quarter’s total of US$2,381 million but down on the year from last year’s […]

Alcoa’s Preliminary Q2 Numbers Impacted By Coronavirus Woes

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation released preliminary results for the year’s second quarter on Wednesday, showing stability and productivity despite challenges presented by the ongoing global pandemic. Alcoa’s preliminary revenue for the second quarter totaled between US$2,100 million and US$2,175 million, down from the prior quarter’s total of US$2,381 million and off on the year […]

Inslee Letter Fails To Stop Layoffs At Alcoa’s Ferndale Smelter

Only hours after receiving an offer of assistance from the state’s governor, Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp. began laying off workers in earnest at its smelter in Ferndale, Washington, likely signaling the end of production at the plant. Alcoa began handing out pink slips on Thursday to many of the plant’s 700-strong workforce, giving the […]