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Alcoa Closes Rockdale Site, Sells Portovesme Aluminium Smelter to Italian Government

Alcoa Closes Rockdale Site, Sells Portovesme Aluminium Smelter to Italian Government

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced the fate of two idled smelting sites in its portfolio yesterday, opting to close a site in Texas and sell another site in Italy. Per a press release published on its website, Alcoa revealed that it...


Administrative Consolidation Returns Alcoa HQ to Pittsburgh

In a continuing effort at streamlining the company’s operations, Alcoa is consolidating several of its administrative offices. The initial location to close its doors is Alcoa’s office in New York City, which will see the firm’s global headquarters return to Pittsburgh, the city where Charles Martin Hall founded its predecessor in 1888. The Pittsburgh location […]

Alcoa Realigns Company Into Aluminium, Alumina, Bauxite Business Units

American aluminium major Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday a consolidation of business units. As of yesterday, the aluminium smelting, cast products, rolled products, and the majority of energy assets are all under the umbrella of the new business unit Alcoa Aluminum. The move means that Alcoa is composed of three business units: Alcoa Bauxite, Alcoa Alumina, […]

Alcoa to Boost Bauxite Exports from Western Australia

Alcoa’s Roy Harvey informed participants in a quarterly earnings call this week that he expects the firm to “dramatically” increase bauxite exports from its operations in Western Australia after the first shipment of ore from the region last month. The company’s first commercial shipment of bauxite from the mine at Huntly took place in December, […]

Alumina and Rolled Products Buoy Alcoa’s Fourth-Quarter Results

Alcoa Corporation released fourth-quarter results yesterday. Although earnings missed estimates for the quarter, the firm still turned in strong results to end 2016. For the quarter ending December 31, Alcoa reported a net loss of US$125 million. The firm chalks up the loss to measures taken to streamline the portfolio. When special items are taken […]

Alcoa Seals Deal to Keep Portland Aluminium Open

The Alcoa Corporation announced late yesterday that it has come to an agreement with the Australian and Victorian government that will keep the Portland smelter open and allow it to restart the capacity damaged in last month’s power outage. In the same announcement, Alcoa revealed that it has also come to an agreement with AGL […]