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Novelis May Increase Aluminium Can Sheet Production Should The Demand Arise

Novelis May Increase Aluminium Can Sheet Production Should The Demand Arise

Although a shift in production to it is possible, an official from Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis said this week that it was not planning to add new aluminium can production capacity in the near future. Senior vice president Roxana Molina spoke...

Debate Over Reinstatement Of Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Heats Up As Implementation Of USMCA Approaches

The debate raged last week among aluminium industry movers and shakers regarding the propriety of reinstating Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminium into the United States after the final implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at the beginning of next month. In comments before a Senate hearing on Wednesday, the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium […]

Alcoa Recognized As Aluminium Industry Sustainability Leader By S&P Global

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced earlier this week that it has been named the aluminium industry’s top performer by S&P Global in the just-released Sustainability Yearbook 2020. S&P Global utilizes SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment to determine its yearly rankings, which is a metric used by other such indices, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). […]