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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 ...

Ghana government to resurrect aluminium company VALCO /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO), owned by the government of Ghana,   will be resurrected by the government in order to attain ideal capacity. In recent years, the Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO) has faced challenges in energy supply and huge debts.Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo ...

AlCircle sets the stage for Aluminium and New Materials Roundtable: A Review /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Roundtable Conference on Aluminium and New Materials: The Investment in Technology held yesterday at ITC Sonar Bangla Hotel, Kolkata, West Bengal, was a resounding success. Held as a part of the Bengal Global Business Summit 2017, the event saw AlCircle joining in as an estee ...

AlCircle co-hosts Aluminium & New Materials Roundtable: Watch out for LIVE-streaming at 4 p.m. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

AlCircle, the trusted information and business portal for the global aluminium industry, is going to co-host a roundtable conference on Aluminium and New Materials: The Investment in Technology today, January 20, at 4 p.m. at ITC Sonar Bangla Hotel in Kolkata, West Bengal. Leadin ...

European Aluminium to closely follow the case at WTO on Chinese subsidies /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Last week the US filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) case on Chinese aluminium subsidies. European Aluminium through a press release has confirmed that as firm proponents of free and fair trade, the association will closely follow the case as it develops and expects the Europe ...

European Aluminium Press Release
Alcoa to resume Portland aluminium smelter post AGL power deal /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa announced on Friday morning that its Portland aluminium smelter will resume production of the lost capacity after the federal and Victorian governments offered rescue packages for the smelter worth A$30 million ($23 million) and promises to keep the smelter open till 2021.T ...

Rio Tinto to cut down production at its Boyne aluminium smelter /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rio Tinto today announced that the company will slash aluminium production worth more than $110 million and 30 jobs due to high power prices in the state at its Boyne aluminium smelter. The company will reduce up to 45,000 tonnes of aluminium production in 2017.Rio Tinto’s ...

Aluminum Association applauds DOC Secretary Nominee Wilbur Ross’ comments on overcapacity /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Association commended remarks today by Secretary of Commerce nominee Wilbur Ross on the continued impact of Chinese overcapacity on the domestic steel and aluminium industries.In response to a question from Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ross argued that the “fu ...

Aluminium Association Press Release
GCC primary aluminium production is 5,229,115 tonnes in 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Collectively the five Aluminium primary producers (EGA (UAE), Alba (Bahrain), Ma’aden Aluminium (KSA), Qatalum (Qatar) and Sohar Aluminium (Oman) have produced 5,229,115 tons of primary Aluminium in 2016.“During 2016 GCC Aluminium smelter and downstream have been goin ...

Gulf Aluminium Council Press Release
Rio Tinto's Q4 2016 aluminium production grows +7% YoY; yearly metal production reaches 3.6 MT /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Leading mining and minerals development company Rio Tinto released its fourth quarter production results today. Aluminium production logged a ten per cent year-over-year growth, with record per annum metal production at ten of its smelters. The recently modernised and expanded Ki ...