San Ciprián aluminium smelter

Four-Month Strike At San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter Ends

Four-Month Strike At San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter Ends

The four-month strike at the former Alcoa smelter in Spain ended last week, as the two main labor unions at the site and the site’s management have come to an agreement on plans for the plant’s labor situation. The strike began when...

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Liberty House In Talks With Alcoa Over San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter

Per the Spanish government, Liberty House is a front-runner to buy Alcoa’s San Ciprián smelter, noting that the two firms are planning on seven weeks of negotiations prior to the emergence of a final deal for the 228 thousand metric tons per annum plant. Both the regional and national governments issued a statement about the […]

Alcoa Begins Process For Layoffs At Spanish Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corp said yesterday it has begun the process of laying off the workforce at its aluminium plant in San Ciprián, Spain. According to the firm, it has been in talks with the labor force at the plant since late May. At issue is what Alcoa characterizes as “significant and unsustainable circumstances” […]

Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]