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India imported about 1.3 million tons of alumina in 2016; Australia tops the exporter list

India imported about 1.3 million tons of alumina in 2016; Australia tops the exporter list

29-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

India has an installed alumina capacity of 6.5.million tons and the reported production of alumina stands at 4 million tons in 2014-15 which increased by about 6% YOY. NALCO continues to be the leading producer of alumina in India accounting for about 45% of the total p...

“Metal Sector has enormous potential in the Indian market” Francesco Esposito, CEO, Danieli India “Metal Sector has enormous potential in the Indian market” Francesco Esposito, CEO, Danieli India

With two factories, one in Chennai in the south, and the other in Kolkata, in the east, in addition to the commercial offices in P...

"A flourishing downstream industry, economical aluminium prices and improving aluminium usage can only increase aluminium consumption in India," - Mr. BD Garg, Executive Director, Jindal Aluminium Limited "A flourishing downstream industry, economical aluminium prices and improving aluminium usage can only increase aluminium consumpt...

Jindal Aluminium Limited is a leading aluminium extruder in India and the largest aluminium product manufacturer with above 35% of...

ABx is selling into the strengthening cement & fertiliser markets until Chinese demand recovers ABx is selling into the strengthening cement & fertiliser markets until Chinese ... Current trends in the metallurgical grade Chinese markets are encouraging and ABx is beginning to engage with potential customer refineries – but current prices still need to rise a bit yet. In the meantime, ABx will grow i...

29-May-2017

Week in Review: Australian bauxite sector makes top headlines

Australia emerged as a top newsmaker in the bauxite sector in the last week. Australian bauxite sector has seen major de...

28-May-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Global bauxite trade data shows top five bauxite exporters of Jan-March 2017

World bauxite export trade is growing. With demand for both crude and dried bauxite set on a steady growth trajectory an...

26-May-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Australian Bauxite Ltd receives letter of intent for next shipment of Tasmanian ...

Australian Bauxite Limited today announced that the company has received a letter of intent for a significant shipment o...

25-May-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Beethika Biswas Fight against Import: Can Protectionism Save the US Aluminium Foil Industry? Sometimes in mid-2016, we wrote a blog on the dwindling aluminium foil industry in the U.S. We discussed how Chinese imports were taking over a large share in the U.S. aluminium foil industry that supplies foil wraps for potato chips, pill packages yogurt, candies etc. The U.S. ...

Contributed By:   Beethika Biswas

Dipanwita Gupta Indian Aluminium Sector to Fly High Powered by Aerospace, Defence Demand Indian aluminium sector is waking up to a whole new world of opportunities. If the outcome of the recently ended Aero India 2017 is to be believed, then aluminium applications sector surely has some great bandwidth to experiment and grow its business in it, effectively. A look at...

Contributed By:   Dipanwita Gupta

Sagnik Banerjee and Manishankar Ray Energy Reduction in Aluminium Smelting: An Overview The world’s aluminium smelters consume about 3.5% of the total global electric power. Globally, the aluminium industry emits around 450 MT of CO2-equivalents annually (around 1% of world’s total emission). These numbers are growing because an increasing share of the aluminium pro...

Contributed By:   Sagnik Banerjee and Manishankar Ray

Spot alumina prices in major China markets continue to rise; A00 aluminium ingot on upward track Spot alumina prices in major China markets continue to rise; A00 aluminium ingot... Spot alumina prices in China have registered a gain in May and now continue to grow firm throughout all the major markets. As on May 26 2017, as reported by Shanghai Metals Market; the average spot alumina price in East China m...

26-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Declining alumina cost helps Vedanta set eyes upon higher aluminium output

Global mining and metals behemoth Vedanta is eyeing 1.6 million tonnes (mt) of aluminium output for the financial year 2...

26-May-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

China alumina prices edge higher while prebaked anode stays flat

China average alumina price has recovered from its recent lows thanks to the clampdown of polluting alumina refining cap...

25-May-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Spot alumina prices in the China market on upward track; A00 aluminium prices on...

After declining through the first fortnight of May, Alumina prices in China have registered a gain and now continue to g...

24-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

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INDUSMACH AFRICA 2017 – Kenya

INDUSMACH AFRICA 2017 – Kenya will be held on 02nd – 04th June, 2017 at KICC – Nairobi.Kenya's mega industrial exhibition on industr ...

Alba concludes Line 6 Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study   Alba concludes Line 6 Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, announces that the optimization process of Line 6 Expansion Project has been concluded with the completion of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study in t...

29-May-2017

Nalco’s Q4 net profit registers 25 per cent growth

National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) announced on Saturday, 27 May, that the company registered a growth of 25.23 ...

29-May-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

LME aluminium dips slightly after testing month’s highest; SHFE 1707 expected to...

After touching the highest for the month at US$1,954 per tonne on Thursday May 25, LME aluminium has plunged slightly lo...

29-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

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Bauxite Ore (NPG Grade) Aluminium Ore

Commodity: Bauxite Ore of Indian Origin (NPG Grade Bauxite) Packing: Bauxite in Bulk. Quantity: 50,000 - 200,000 MT (+/-10 % in Selle ...

Aluminium demand in North America up in March and through Q1 2017 Aluminium demand in North America up in March and through Q1 2017 According to the preliminary estimates from Aluminum Association, aluminium demand in the United States and Canada (shipments by domestic producers plus imports) stood at an estimated 6,798 million pounds for Q1 2017, up 3.3percen...

29-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Week in Review: News headlines from downstream aluminium sector

The week gone by is marked by a few quarterly results, project announcements, product announcement etc.  There are ...

27-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Tri-Arrows to invest in aluminum cold rolling mill in Logan County, Kentucky

Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc., a supplier of rolled aluminum sheet for beverage cans and automotive uses, will invest $125 mi...

26-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Data shows a flat pattern in aluminium bar rod & profile export by the Netherlan...

The Netherlands is one of the twenty largest economies in the world. Netherland is one of the largest producers of alumi...

25-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Outlook 2017: How end- user will drive aluminium market in 2017 Outlook 2017: How end- user will drive aluminium market in 2017 The automotive, aerospace, construction, electrical and packaging sectors emerged as the largest aluminium end users in 2016. These sectors will continue to drive aluminium consumption in the foreseeable future as well as in 2017....

19-Jan-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

LeEco may ditch Electric Vehicle project in U.S. LeEco may ditch Electric Vehicle project in U.S. Early 2016, LeEco formed a U.S. subsidiary, Faraday Future, to build a $1 billion electric vehicle plant in Nevada and the company founder Jia Yueting continued to move forward with the plan despite the cash crunch. Aluminium, ...

28-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Top five aluminium cable manufacturers in India

A worldwide substitution of copper with aluminium is under way in the electrical equipment and power transmission indust...

27-May-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Aluminium window company reports improved annual results for...

AB Glass, the manufacturer and installer of aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling in Swansea, has registered a st...

26-May-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Malaysia based construction firm invests RM88mil in aluminiu...

Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd, a Malaysia-based company engaged in building construction and supplier and installer of ...

26-May-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Secondary aluminium recovery in the U.S. up in Q1 2017 Secondary aluminium recovery in the U.S. up in Q1 2017 According to the latest aluminium recycling statistics published by the U.S. Geological Survey and Department of Interior, the U.S. aluminium industry purchased an estimated 4,14,500 tonnes of aluminium scrap during March 2017, up...

29-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Chinese aluminium scrap market remains firm; prices on upward track in all major...

Currently, there is an increase in investments in secondary aluminium alloys production in China and producers are ...

29-May-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

India Aluminium Scrap prices stay flat; Aluminium Futures slightly up

India major aluminium scrap commodities prices stayed flat on the Scrap Register Price Index as on Thursday, while alumi...

29-May-2017

India aluminium scrap market lull contrasts bullish MCX aluminium

A flat trend was observed in the India aluminium scrap commodities market as major aluminium scrap commodities prices sh...

25-May-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta