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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.

India Ministry of Mines to get 'chair professor in Aluminium' for VNIT

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) announced last week that it intends to get a 'chair professor in Aluminium' soon. The chair, to be set up by the ministry of mines (MoM) through the city based J ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
General   |
23/Apr/2017
Ball-Unilever partnership to bring a lighter weight aluminium aerosol can

The world's leading aluminium cans manufacturer Ball Corporation and premiere consumer goods company Unilever have joined hands to present a more sustainable version of aluminium aerosol can in the market. Rexona will be using Ball's innovative ReAl™ technology for their ne ...

End User   |  
Packaging - Aerosol Cans   |
23/Apr/2017
The 3rd Global Bauxite Conference 2017 to focus on the changing global bauxite trade

The 3rd Global Bauxite Conference 2017 which is poised to open its doors in Jakarta, Indonesia from June 14-15 will be one of the biggest mineral industry events this year. The global congregation platform will enable industry players, including miners, traders, smelters, investo ...

Bauxite   |  
General   |
21/Apr/2017
China readies to step up its aluminium semis export as prices rise high

China is readying to step up its aluminium semis exports in the coming quarters to leverage on the positive manufacturing climate globally, reported industry sources. The world’s largest aluminium consumer and a significant contributor of the global total metal production, ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |
21/Apr/2017
Market-driven headwinds fail to dampen Kaiser Aluminum’s Q1 2017 performance

A leading producer of fabricated aluminium products for high-strength aerospace and automotive applications, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, today announced its first quarter 2017 results. The net income rose to US$36 million from US$25 million in Q4 2016 and US$26 million in Q1 201 ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |
21/Apr/2017
LME aluminium rebounds to stay up, Shanghai aluminium follows suit

LME aluminium finally staged a strong reversal on Thursday's night trading and closed at US$1,933 per tonne, rising 1.95 per cent from its previous close of US$1,895.50 per tonne on Wednesday, April 19. As Reuters finds it, LME aluminium faces a resistance at US$1,955 per tonne a ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
21/Apr/2017
Streamlining business: Alcoa to consolidate global administrative locations

The global minerals and metal major Alcoa Corporation today announced that it plans to consolidate its worldwide administrative locations in a bid to streamline its overall business and lower costs. Alcoa said that it will close its office in New York City and shift its global h ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
General   |
20/Apr/2017
Australia’s aluminium structures shipments to offshore markets will rise 15% in 2017

According to the latest trade data available, the value of Australia’s resources and energy export earnings for the financial year 2016-17 has been revised upwardly by AS$12 billion since December 2016 to AS$215 billion. Export earnings for 2017-18 financial year have also ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |
20/Apr/2017
Global aluminium market in deficit during Jan-Feb 2017: WBMS

According to the latest data published by the World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS), global primary aluminium market ended in a deficit at the end of the first two months of 2017. The deficit during January-February totalled 101,000 tonnes. As per WBMS data, global aluminium ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
20/Apr/2017
China’s Bosai Minerals plans 10 bln yuan investment for Liaoning alumina plant

China's noted mineral producer Chongqing Bosai Minerals Group has entered into a strategic agreement with the government of Gaizhou to build an alumina refinery project in Shagang, Gaizhou in Liaoning Province. The company intends to spend an initial amount of 10 billion yu ...

Alumina   |  
Project   |
20/Apr/2017
LME aluminium likely to retest support at US$1,894/t; Chalco cuts prices

LME aluminium could not hold ground after closing at US$1,915.50 per tonne on Tuesday, April 18, the first trading day after the Easter Holidays. The light metal contract staged a technically rally during night trading on Wednesday, April 19, only to end at US$1,895.50 per tonne, ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
20/Apr/2017
Rusal’s Deripaska controlled En+ Group makes first financial disclosure in two years

En+ Group, a Russian energy-related company controlled by Oleg Deripaska, reported adjusted core earnings of $2.3 billion for 2016 on Tuesday, April 18. The disclosure is the group’s first in two years. En+ owns 48 per cent stake in Russia’s biggest aluminium company ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
19/Apr/2017
Swedish exports of aluminium plates, sheets and strips log steady growth in 2016

Sweden's aluminium plates, sheets and strips export is logging a steady growth. The European nation, which quit the Eurozone last year, shipped 62251.32 tonnes of the aluminium rolled products in 2016. The total export volume was valued at US$211.7 million. Projection shows the g ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |
19/Apr/2017
LME aluminium regains strength while SHFE aluminium shows ‘signs of stopping declines’

The London Metal Exchange market opened yesterday after the Easter Holidays; LME aluminium that has been falling since April 5, finally regained some strength and closed at US$1,915.50 per tonne, up 1.34 per cent from its previous close of US$1,890 per tonne on April 13, Thursday ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
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19/Apr/2017
India’s growing Li-ion battery market to charge up high purity alumina consumption

India is on a fast track of growth. Pegged to be the fastest growing economy in the world in 2017-18 (forecasted growth rate 7.2%) as projected by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the country stands to offer many emerging sectors the right opportunity to grow. One such sect ...

Alumina   |  
General   |
19/Apr/2017
UK’s aluminium bar rods and profiles export will log a double digit growth in 2017, data shows

The United Kingdom is a major aluminium products manufacturing hub in Europe. Automotive is the key end user sector that generates maximum demand followed by the building and construction sector. Of late, UK aerospace industry has increased its operations. The world's second larg ...

Downstream Products   |  
Market   |
18/Apr/2017
Vishay Intertechnology extends useful life of its power aluminium capacitors

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., the American manufacturer of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, announced recently that the company has successfully extended the useful life of 500 V devices in its key offering 159 PUL-SI series of snap-in power aluminium ca ...

End User   |  
Electrical - Electrolytic Capacitors   |
18/Apr/2017
Increased smelter buying to check current alumina price fall in China

Alumina price decline in major China markets is expected to slow down as current low prices are attracting increased buying, observe market watchers. While the volatility is hurting bottom lines of the alumina refiners, aluminium producers in China are reaping higher profits from ...

Alumina   |  
Market   |
18/Apr/2017
LME aluminium to open higher at US$1920/t, Shanghai aluminium ends lower

The London Metal Exchange market remained closed till Monday, April 17, for the Easter Holidays. Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) expects that LME aluminium will open higher at US$1,920-1,965 per tonne on Tuesday, April 18 (at 15:00). The market will watch out for the price support a ...

Primary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
18/Apr/2017
India aluminium scrap prices hold ground while aluminium futures decline on MCX

Major aluminium scrap commodity prices in India market remained steady on Thursday, April 13, while aluminium futures prices on Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) witnessed a slide. The overall price ended below at INR 123.10 per kilogram. India's aluminium scrap commodities, the ma ...

Secondary Aluminium   |  
Market   |
18/Apr/2017