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Dipanwita GuptaDipanwita Gupta  dgupta@alcircle.comDipanwita Gupta is a communication professional with 6+ years of experience in Business writing, News & PR development, Web Content writing, Blogging, Sub-editing, and Research. She is responsible for generating content for AlCircle Newsletter and other online and offline marketing collaterals to expand the brand’s reach and visibility among its global users.

How about recycling aluminium cans the Japanese style?

Japan has many firsts to its credit. From art to technology to manufacturing, the archipelagic state has redefined many things in its own way setting benchmarks that other bigger countries follow now. In waste recycling too, the country has successfully developed a system that en ...

Secondary Aluminium   |  
General   |
26/Mar/2017
Ingot inventories drop as production resumes at China Gongyi’s aluminium processing units

The month-long pollution control drive launched in China's Gongyi, Henan Province came to an end earlier this week. The environmental protection team that was conducting inspections left the region letting operations to resume at the local aluminium downstream facilities. Shangh ...

Downstream Products   |  
General   |
24/Mar/2017
Chalco’s 2016 net profit more than doubles; more investments in pipeline

Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco), a state-controlled leading producer of alumina and primary aluminium in China, reported its full-year result for the financial year ended 31 December, 2016. The aluminium giant's net profit more than doubled for the year under revie ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
24/Mar/2017
China’s aluminium semis export drops in Feb; SMM says exports will “barely rise further”

China's export of aluminium semi-finished products in February 2017 declined 10.30 per cent from the corresponding period in 2015, showed data published by the General Administration of Customs on March 23. Aluminium semis exported by the country last month totalled 230,000 tonne ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |
24/Mar/2017
LME aluminium to see range-bound trading as the rising strength slows down

LME aluminium leapt to US$1,913 per tonne on Thursday's night trading reversing its temporary dip at US$1,910 per tonne on Wednesday as positions and trading volumes improved. However, market watchers believe that the contract has somewhat shed its rising strength. According to R ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
24/Mar/2017
Aluminium export from Middle East grows 7.05% YoY in 2016; Turkey remains top importer

The Middle East is marching ahead to emerge as the next biggest aluminium market in the world after the U.S. and China. From being an exclusively oil-based economy it has already grown on to establish itself as a key producing region in the global aluminium map. With five of the ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
23/Mar/2017
China, India go slow with coal power expansion; renewables to take centre stage

The Asian countries are going slow with their coal-based power project expansion plans. A recent report titled 'Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline' says Asian super powers China and India have frozen 68 GW of coal power plant construction at over 100 site ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
General   |
23/Mar/2017
LME aluminium feels strain of falling crude oil prices; short-term uptrend to resume

The continuous rise in LME aluminium prices came to a halt as the falling crude oil prices in Asia weighed on the lightmetal contract traded globally. Aluminium prices on the bourse dropped 0.41 per cent from its previous close of US$1,918 per tonne on Tuesday, March 21 to US$1,1 ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
23/Mar/2017
Hindalco plans INR150cr solar park at its aluminium smelter-power complex in Odisha

Hindalco Industries, the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, is planning to commission a 24 Megawatt solar power plant in Odisha, reported sources aware of the matter. The INR 150-crore project will come up at the company's aluminium smelter-power plant site at Lap ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Project   |
22/Mar/2017
Falling inventories lift LME aluminium; China base metals to keep diverging, says SMM

The rising momentum in LME aluminium is continuing. The light metal which crossed the US$1,900 per tonne mark on Friday last week again rose on Tuesday's night trading to close at US$1,918 per tonne, up 0.52 per cent from its previous day's close of US$1,908 per tonne. Reuters ob ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
22/Mar/2017
China’s Guizhou aluminium producers fear losses due to power price hike

Power prices for the aluminium producers in China's Guizhou province will be raised by 0.07-0.08 yuan per kilo watt hour (kwh) from April this year, reported industry sources. The decision is seen by the industry watchers as a logical one since coal has become costlier over the p ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
21/Mar/2017
Alumina exports from Russia to be valued at $1.74 mln in 2017, up 25% YoY

The Russian Federation plays a key role in the global aluminium industry value chain. Its major aluminium producer UC RUSAL is a vertically integrated company with bauxite processing and alumina refining operations in Russia's Kamensk-Uralsky, Sverdlovsk region and Leningrad regi ...

Alumina   |  
Market   |
21/Mar/2017
India aluminium scrap prices show steady trend while MCX futures edge higher

The prices of major aluminium scrap commodities traded in India’s domestic spot market remained relatively flat on Friday, March 17, while aluminium futures prices at the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) edged marginally higher INR 124.90 per kilogram. The Scrap Register P ...

Secondary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
21/Mar/2017
LME aluminium gains but a drop is in the forecast; SHFE issues amendment to futures contracts

LME aluminium has cleared a support at US$1,916. The contract inched higher during Monday's night trading hours closing at US$1,908 per tonne, up 0.36 per cent from the previous close of US$1,901 per tonne. Reuters observes LME aluminium is now up for a fall to US$1,891 per tonne ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
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21/Mar/2017
Tân Rai bauxite project will deliver, says VINACOMIN Dy. Director Nguyen Van Biên

The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industry Group (VINACOMIN) operated Tân Rai bauxite mine has every quality that it takes a company to stage an emphatic comeback even after posting a mammoth loss, thinks VINACOMIN deputy director Nguyen Van Biên. While explaining ...

Bauxite   |  
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20/Mar/2017
LME aluminium crosses US$1,900/t mark as dollar stays weak; short-term rally expected

LME aluminium crossed the US$1,900 per tonne mark for the second time this year as the US dollar stayed soft on Friday, March 17. The contract closed at US$1,901 per tonne after night trading, edging higher by 0.31 per cent from its previous close of US$1,895 per tonne on Thursda ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
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20/Mar/2017
Granco Clark wins two cutting-edge equipment supply contracts

Granco Clark, the leading single-source supplier of billet furnaces and equipment manufacturer, recently bagged two significant equipment supply contracts from the aluminium extrusion industry. The company has been selected by Oldcastle Building Envelope of Terrell, Texas, to su ...

Downstream Products   |  
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20/Mar/2017
Week in Review: Aluminium’s tryst with Transport and Construction grows a tad stronger

The use of aluminium in vehicle manufacturing is growing in leaps and bounds. As the world is becoming more aware of the harm it has already done to the environment and taking thoughtful steps towards correcting them in bits and pieces, the recyclable ‘green’ metal is ...

End User   |  
Transport - Ships, Barges, and Other Waterborne Vehicles   |
19/Mar/2017
LME aluminium ends week-long bumpy ride on a high note

LME aluminium had a bumpy ride this week. The lightmetal, finding applications in a wide range of industries- from smartphones to spacecraft, felt the ripple effect that was generated ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting on interest rate decisions. LME aluminium opened th ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
18/Mar/2017
Top five promising high purity alumina producers in the world

The global high purity alumina market size was estimated at 25,315 tonnes per annum in 2016. A recent study says the demand for the commodity will grow at a CAGR of 16.7% from 2016 through 2024. An increasing trend in adoption of LED lighting and displays globally is seen as the ...

Alumina   |  
General   |
18/Mar/2017