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The Venezuela Blackout Spells Doom for its Aluminium Industry

The Venezuela Blackout Spells Doom for its Aluminium Industry

After Venezuela’s energy supply failed on March 8th, the directors of the CVG together with the presidents of each company decided to shut down Venalum and Alcasa. With a joint installed capacity of 600 thousand tons of primary aluminium per year, both...

Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

Is Rio Tinto’s ISAL smelter a bargain or a smart investment?

At least three companies (including Swiss commodity trader Glencore and German Trimet Aluminium) have expressed interest in buying Rio Tinto’s aluminium assets in Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands, priced at up to US$ 350 million, news agencies reported earlier this month. A ...

Aluminium Extrusions Are Winning The Race For Battery Enclosure In EVs

Battery enclosures for electric vehicles (also called frames, housings or battery packs) have a pretty straightforward purpose: holding and protecting ...

Half-Year Report: Aluminium Prices Still Under Pressure

Base metals prices continued to slide in May and early June, with metals traded on the LME witnessing some serious ...

Aluminium Prices in Q2: A Market Analysis

Base metals prices tumbled in the last week of April and at the start of May, with the aluminium price ...

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