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China's aluminium semi-finished product imports shrink while exports surge 5.3% YoY in Jan...

China's aluminium semi-finished product imports shrink while exports surge 5.3% YoY in Jan 2017

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

China's aluminium semi-finished products imports declined in January 2017, revealed data released by the General Administration of Customs, China, on February 24. The import volume totalled 26,740 tonnes, down 26.2 per cent from January 2016. Total aluminium alloy impor...

“Deep down I am a truck guy, and there is no better truck than the F-150”- Shawn M. Morgans, Global Vehicle Architecture Manager, Ford “Deep down I am a truck guy, and there is no better truck than the F-150”- Shawn M. Morgans, Global Vehicle Architecture Manager, ...

As a prelude to the 4th Lightweight Vehicles Manufacturing Summit 2017 to be held in Detroit, in February, Shawn M. Morgans, Globa...

“RA-550 technology is a great contribution in our pursuit for more efficient and more environmentally friendly aluminium production”- Mr. Viktor Mann, Technical Director, UC RUSAL “RA-550 technology is a great contribution in our pursuit for more efficient and more environmentally friendly aluminium productio...

UC RUSAL, the global leader in aluminium production, recently launched the first RA-550 pot of new generation running at over 550 ...

Australian Bauxite identifies refractory-grade bauxite layers near Port Kembla Australian Bauxite identifies refractory-grade bauxite layers near Port Kembla Australian Bauxite Ltd (ABx) announced today that the company has identified high quality refractory-grade bauxite in Penrose state pine forest, en route to Port Kembla in New South Wales, Australia. There is a worldwide market fo...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Metro Mining set to raise $52M for Bauxite Hills Mine

Metro Mining Limited has launched a $52.4 million equity raising to advance its Bauxite Hills Mine 95 km north of Weipa....

27-Feb-2017

Guinea targets 60 million ton bauxite production by 2020

According to a report from Reuters, Guinea aims to increase bauxite production to 60 million tonnes by 2020. The country...

23-Feb-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

India Mines Ministry identifies 50 mineral blocks including bauxite for private ...

India's mining sector is set to witness the entry of private exploration companies as the Mines Ministry identifies 50 m...

22-Feb-2017 Edited 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

Beethika Biswas Top aluminium events for 2017 The New Year has just unwrapped itself with a positive note for the global aluminium industry.  LME aluminium prices and premiums are settling down after a long period of volatility. The industry is preparing itself for an eventful year ahead hoping to uncover new business oppor...

Contributed By:   Beethika Biswas

Beethika Biswas and Dipanwita Gupta A Lookback at the Global Aluminium Value Chain – 2016 Another challenging but eventful year for the aluminium industry has come to an end. Overall, the year has been positive for the global aluminium industry. LME aluminium prices have been on an upward curve and premium, after a continuous fall in the beginning has started to settl...

Contributed By:   Beethika Biswas and Dipanwita Gupta

Week in Review: Alumina prices prove a bane for Century, Vedanta and Alumina Week in Review: Alumina prices prove a bane for Century, Vedanta and Alumina The week ended February 25 saw many major aluminium producers, with and without integrated operations, losing their last quarter or full year margins to alumina prices. Alcoa's Australian partner Alumina Limited who reported full ...

26-Feb-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Hindalco plans big investment on its Utkal alumina refinery

Aditya Birla Group owned Hindalco Industries has planned big investment worth INR 500-700 crore on de-bottlene...

24-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

UPDATE: Bahrain to import 2MT alumina per annum to feed its aluminium smelter

The small island country of Bahrain together with four other Gulf countries- the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Qatar, has...

24-Feb-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Alumina Limited reports net loss for 2016 full year, partly offset by improved b...

Alcoa's Australian partner Alumina Limited has reported full year result for 2016 and registered a loss of $US30.2 milli...

23-Feb-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

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U.S. Senator stands by Pennex Aluminum in their fight against unfair trade practices U.S. Senator stands by Pennex Aluminum in their fight against unfair trade pract... U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) recently visited Pennex Aluminum Company in Leetonia, Ohio to meet with aluminium manufacturing leaders and workers there and hear out the problems they have been facing in recent times due to risin...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Century optimistic about recovery despite continuous loss in Q4 and full year 20...

Century Aluminum Company reported a net loss of $168.5 million for Q4 2016 in comparison to the net loss of $43.1 millio...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

LME aluminium rebounds on Chinese supply cuts but likely to face resistance at U...

LME aluminium prices hovered at lows last week weighed on by a strong dollar. On Friday, the lightmetal rebounded on ren...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

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Superfine Group of Industries The Superfine Group of Industries is one of the leading manufacturers of Aluminium Extruded Sections and Profiles in India. It draws its might from 8 aluminium extrusion press ...

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Gibbsite Bauxite Ore

We are looking for GIBBSITE BAUXITE ORE. Al2O3 55% min Fe2O3 23% max SiO2 3% max TiO2 4.50% max. If you have the right source, please quote ...

Aluminium demand and apparent consumption in the US and Canada up in 2016 Aluminium demand and apparent consumption in the US and Canada up in 2016 According to Preliminary estimates, aluminium demand in the United States and Canada that include shipments by domestic producers plus imports totalled an estimated 13 million tons in 2016, up 2.0 per cent over 2015. Demand for se...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

METEF 2017: An increasingly qualified exhibition- to be held at VeronaFiere on J...

The eleventh METEF, to be held at VeronaFiere from 21st to 24th June 2017, is the world’s reference event for the ...

27-Feb-2017

Week in Review: A brief overview from the downstream aluminium industry

AlCircle outlines the downstream aluminium industry developments through its weekly recap. From the past week the indust...

26-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Top five aluminium alloy billet producers in the world

A billet is one of the most widely used aluminium product forms globally. Billets are created directly through cont...

25-Feb-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

Alcopanel’s aluminium composite panels to revamp UAE’S fire and safety practice Alcopanel’s aluminium composite panels to revamp UAE’S fire ... According to UAE Civil Defence’s Fire and Life Safety Code of Practice, the panel manufacturers who sell “non-listed materials” in the construction processes for building in the UAE are punishable and illegal. In...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Italian yard launches Endeavour II made from all-aluminium

Italian yard Rossinavi has unveiled its new superyacht Endeavour II made from all-aluminium. The superyacht comes with a...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

MWC 2017 sees the launch of aluminium crafted Nokia 6 & thre...

Nokia, a brand used by Finnish company HMD, has released on Sunday its three android smartphones: the Nokia 6, Noki...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

Destination India for USGBC's Greenbuild International Confe...

The ideators of the LEED green building rating system - the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - have announced this ye...

24-Feb-2017 Edited By:Dipanwita Gupta

Secondary aluminium recovery in the U.S. up 7.0% in 2016 Secondary aluminium recovery in the U.S. up 7.0% in 2016 According to the recent aluminum recycling statistics by the U.S. Geological Survey and Department of Interior published by the Aluminum Association, the U.S. aluminium industry purchased an estimated 370500 tons of aluminium scra...

27-Feb-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

Delhi people can now get freebies through “We-Convert” initiative by recycling a...

A team of innovators from Delhi University started an initiative named “We-Convert” to promote sustainable f...

23-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal

European Aluminium Packaging Group advocates ambitious and realistic recycling t...

Maarten Labberton, the director for the Packaging Group at European Aluminium, a member of the Executive Committee of Me...

22-Feb-2017 Edited By:Beethika Biswas

EEG launches Can Collection Campaign for 2017

The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) is launching the 2017 edition of its Can Collection Campaign for the collection o...

20-Feb-2017 Edited By:Heena Iqbal