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Primary producers continue with their plea for MIP imposition and removal of inverted duty /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

After the Directorate General of Safeguard Duty, India has recently rejected the plea by the primary producers to impose extra duty on imports of 'Unwrought Aluminium (Aluminium not alloyed and Aluminium alloys) citing that there is no immediate threat of "serious injury" to the ...

AlCircle.com
27/Dec/2016
Top five primary aluminium producers in GCC region /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

After China, another region that is growing substantially in primary aluminium production is the GCC (Gulf Corporation Council) or the Gulf countries. The volume of aluminium production in the Gulf region stood at 5.2 million tonnes in 2015, accounting for around 10 per cent of t ...

AlCircle.com
24/Dec/2016
Next Aluminium China to be held in Shanghai from July 19-21, 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium China 2016, held in Shanghai on July 12th-14th, was a major success. The professional sourcing and networking platform with the most comprehensive coverage of the Asia market attracted 19,530 visitors and buyers from 75 countries and regions all over the world to a comp ...

AlCircle.com
23/Dec/2016
Alcoa says Australia aluminium smelter running at 30% capacity /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia's 300,000-tonnes-per-year Portland aluminium smelter is operating at below a third of its capacity after power to the plant was temporarily knocked out three weeks ago, operator Alcoa Corp said on Wednesday. The smelter was hit when a power interconnector between the s ...

Reuters
22/Dec/2016
Vedanta to pare down aluminium making cost /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Metals and mining giant Vedanta is planning to revisit its cost structure keeping it optimally below $1,400 per tonne in the wake of lower costs of alumina and coal. The aluminium producer said its estimated aluminium-making cost for the September quarter stood at $1,473 per tonn ...

AlCircle.com
20/Dec/2016
Rare crystal with aluminium, copper and iron component found in Russian meteorite /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Paul Steinhardt of Princeton University and Luca Bindi of the University of Florence have discovered an entirely unique type of naturally-existing material called the quasicrystal in a meteorite found in Khatyrka region of Russia.Quasicrystal consists of an entirely unique atomic ...

AlCircle.com
18/Dec/2016
EU ETS vote raises red flag for aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

European Aluminium welcomes the European Parliament’s intention to improve compensation for indirect carbon costs through a hybrid model in today’s ETS vote. However, we regret the decision to further reduce the maximum national compensation levels allowed, since this ...

European Aluminium Association
16/Dec/2016
Applied Partners to buy Century’s Ravenswood plant and redevelop the property for multiple uses /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Applied Partners, a company that specializes in remediation has agreed to purchase the Century Aluminum plant in Ravenswood for $15 million. The company will house one of its own subsidiaries on the site and make spaces available for other companies too in the total 1,800 acres o ...

AlCircle.com
15/Dec/2016
MTE coalition commends U.S. government’s continued principled stand on China market economy status /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement (MTE), a coalition representing more than one million workers in the aluminum, steel, cement, chemical, textile and other manufacturing industries, today expressed appreciation for the U.S. government’s continued commitment to apply i ...

Aluminium Association Press Release
13/Dec/2016
Environmental inspections trigger massive production cuts among China aluminium producers /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China government sent environmental protection teams to seven regions from November 24 to 30 to supervise environmental protection work, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Hubei, Chongqing, Shaanxi and Gansu. SMM conducted a survey to find out the impact of the inspections o ...

AlCircle.com
12/Dec/2016