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US Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Sheet From 18 Countries

US Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Sheet From 18 Countries

On Friday the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination on a complaint by domestic aluminium producers that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from 18 countries have been dumped on the American market, finding support for such harm and instructing...

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South African Auto Parts Firm to Build Extrusion Plant in NW Kentucky

South African auto parts manufacturer Hansens Aluminum announced that it will soon build a US$18.4 million aluminium extrusion plant in northwest Kentucky. The plant, which is to be located in Henderson, a city on the commonwealth’s border with Indiana, is planned to have 75,000 square feet of floor space and employ ninety individuals. The firm […]

South32 Not Planning to Restart Idled Aluminium Capacity Before 2018

Australian metals miner South32 indicated on Thursday that it does not expect to reopen idled capacity at its aluminium and manganese operations in southern Africa in the course of the next two years. The firm idled the capacity in question due to a combination of depressed prices and an unreliable power supply in the region. […]

South African Firm Hulamin Reports Strong Performance for First Half of 2016

South African rolled and extruded aluminium producer Hulamin released unaudited half-year results for 2016 on Monday, turning in strong numbers for the period. Although the company described market conditions as soft, Hulamin fell just short of doubling the previous year’s entire profits, posting a US$10.57 million result for the first half of this year compared […]