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Trump assures executive actions to revive coal mining in the US /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

President Donald Trump said on Monday, March 20 that he was preparing new executive actions to save coal mining in the U.S. and put miners back to work. "As we speak we are preparing new executive actions to save our coal industry and to save our wonderful coal miners from con ...

Aluminum Association, Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium release joint letter /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Association has released a joint letter along with the Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium prior to the upcoming G-20 summit requesting the formation of a Global Forum to address global aluminium overcapacity. At the upcoming G-20 Hamburg Summit in ...

Nalco hopes to return to profits in Aluminium by FY19 end after production starts at Utkal D coal block /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian Navaratna public sector enterprise National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) is eyeing return to profitability from its Aluminium business towards the end of fiscal year 2018-19 after the commencement of coal production at its captive Utkal D coal block. The starting of c ...

EGA to test spent pot lining in cement industries /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), one of the world’s five largest primary aluminium producers, have decided to test the use of a by-product of aluminium smelting in Arkan’s cement plant in Al Ain. The company intends to re-use all its spent pot lining in the UAE. Ab ...

Bell Bay Aluminium concerns over increase gas prices /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Bell Bay Aluminium, located in Tasmania, Australia, has raised concerns over increased and uncompetitive gas prices due to hiked in Australian exports and restrictions on exploration. The company consumes substantial amount of Tasmanian gas. Bell Bay Aluminium smelter pro ...

Week in Review: Major headlines from the primary aluminium sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The week has seen a few major happenings in the primary aluminium industry. Hindalco has created stir in Indian market by launching QIP. Hindalco's first share sale through QIP generates 3X demand India's first ever metal industry share sale through qualified institutional plac ...

March aluminium events to look out for /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The winter is slowly over and brighter days are ahead. The aluminium industry has experienced some of the brightest days in the month of February till the first week of March. LME aluminium closed at $ 1,934 per ton on March 1 Wednesday, the highest in 2017 till date and 35% high ...

Week in Review: A summary update on global primary aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

AlCircle presents a weekly recap to get you up-to-date with the global primary aluminium industry’s headlines. We have seen many companies announcing their Q4 and yearly results and sharing their outlook on the coming quarters. Let’s catch up with the following top st ...

Ministry of Commerce and Industry not keen on MIP on aluminium /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

There has been a continuous discussion between the Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Commerce and Industry regarding the imposition of minimum import price (MIP) on aluminium products since the third quarter of FY 2017. However, it appears that despite the insistence of the Mi ...

Alcoa Corporation streamlines company structure /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa Corporation, a global leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, today announced that it is consolidating its business units to reduce complexity. Effective immediately, the aluminum smelting, cast products and rolled products businesses, along with the majority o ...

Alcoa Corp. Press Release