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Feb 6-10: A weekly recap of the global primary aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The past week saw two of the biggest aluminium producers of the world- Norsk Hydro and Rio Tinto announcing their financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year period of 2016 ending December 31.  While Hydro’s EBITDA for fourth quarter of the last fiscal rose ...

UPDATE: Top 5 Primary Aluminium Producers in the World /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The global aluminium market ended in a marginal deficit of 970,000 tonnes during the first eleven months of 2016, revealed data published in the latest report of the World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS). In 2015, the deficit amount was recorded at 551,000 tonnes. The stocks of ...

Global Industrial Resources to showcase aluminium products at GIF 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Global Industrial Resources (GIR), a leading trading company supplying various technical products to Aluminium, Cement, Steel, Petrochemical and downstream industries, is set to offer its variety of exclusive aluminium products for exhibition at the Gulf Industry Fair (GIF) 2017 ...

EU officially requests to join the WTO consultation on Chinese subsidies /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The delegation of the European Union circulated a communication to the delegation of China, the delegation of the United States and to the Chairperson of the Dispute Settlement Body officially requesting to join the WTO consultation launched by the US on Chinese subsidies to prod ...

Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) joins ASI as Associations member /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) has announced that Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) has joined the organization as an Associations member. The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) is an active aluminium industry association and has, since 1981, been invo ...

ASI press release
Century Aluminum files antitrust lawsuit against its power provider /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Century Aluminum has filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against Santee Cooper, its power provider. The company accuses the power provider of breaching state and federal antitrust laws to which Santee Cooper assures "vigorous defense."Michael Bless, Century Aluminum Compa ...

Gear up for top aluminium events in February 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

2017 has unveiled itself with positive expectations for the aluminium industry when LME aluminium prices hit 20-month peak in January at US$1870 per ton in anticipation of capacity cut in China, supported by retreating dollar. The second month of the year unfolds a number of ...

Boyne Smelter sees little hope in rising aluminium prices; says, production and job cuts unavoidable /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Boyne Smelter Limited is in the process of determining the number of job cuts and production reduction at its facility in Australia. The aluminium company, unable to cope with the surging electricity costs, is mulling downsizing, reported sources aware of the matter. This comes a ...

Alba scoops top Awards by the National Safety Council, USA /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, was the proud winner of the 2017 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award and the 2017 Significant Improvement Award by the National Safety Council (NSC) – USA. These wins endorse the Compa ...

Alba Press Release
HSF and Allens advises AGL on recent power deal with Portland Aluminium Smelter /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Herbert smith Freehills and Allens, the noted international law firms, have suggested AGL on the power deal that the company signed on recently.  Silverton Wind Farm and the aluminium smelter in Victoria are the two deals that these law firms have suggested on.HSF suggested ...