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Indian aluminium sector should aim at self-sufficiency in value-addition, opines mines minister /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian aluminium companies are shifting their focus from being primarily a smelting oriented sector to a value-added industry, and in their endeavour to become one they are finding in the Mines Ministry a true facilitator. Piyush Goyal, minister for power, coal, mines and new and ...

AEC supports Trump administration’s steps to improve collection of antidumping and countervailing duties /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is deeply appreciative of the steps the new administration is taking to put an end to abusive trade practices by importers and foreign companies that are causing massive U.S. trade deficits.  By increasing the bonding requirements as indi ...

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Garmco appoints Mohammed Essa its interim CEO /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill (Garmco), the Bahrain-based international aluminium rolling mill, has appointed Mohammed Essa, the current general manager of operations, as its interim chief executive officer. Essa has over 30 years of work experience in the company. He joined Garmc ...

U.S. launches probe against Chinese aluminium foil manufacturers /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The United States Department of Commerce announced Tuesday, that it has launched a probe to determine whether Chinese aluminium foil imports in the U.S. should be subject to anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties. The move comes just a few weeks after the U.S. aluminium foil indust ...

ExtrudaSeal to showcase aluminium bi-fold door threshold gaskets at the FIT Show 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

ExtrudaSeal, specialists for the manufacturing of flexible extrusions, is set to showcase a variety of gaskets and ancillary products at the FIT Show 2017. The event is going to take place on the 23-25th of May at the NEC, Birmingham. Birmingham based ExtrudaSeal is also going ...

Week in Review: value added applications move the downstream market /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The week has seen a few significant deals driven by the end user sector. The market saw a few downturn and China reported a drop in semis export.  Here is a quick recap of the top news headlines from the last week.  Arconic announces multi-year deal with Toyota Globa ...

Ingot inventories drop as production resumes at China Gongyi’s aluminium processing units /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

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 ...

Aluminium die caster Muskegon Castings relocates its operations after fire incident /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Michigan based Muskegon Castings has shifted its production operations to its other factory after a fire broke out in the company’s building earlier this week. The company resumed its aluminium die casting operations and started supplying its primary customer, as confirmed ...

Kokomo Casting Plant becomes safer & efficient, hopes for silver rating this year /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The FCA US Kokomo Casting Plant (KCP) has become safer, efficient and cleaner over the years, according to the plant manager Jerry Peterson. Last year, KCP made a new investment into furnaces for the process of re-melting aluminium in-house in order to improve its efficiency ...

Week in Review: top newsmakers from the downstream aluminium sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Foreign trade update, merger & acquisition, divestments and anti-dumping regulations have made news headlines in this week’s downstream aluminium sector. China with its cheaper aluminium export has continued to create tension in the U.S., Europe and India.  The cou ...