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China Hongqiao Group to cut outdated capacity on the back of government’s directive /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a news report from Bloomberg, China Hongqiao Group, the biggest aluminium producer in China is curtailing outdated capacity on the back of government’s strict measures against illegal production. The company, a subsidiary of Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group Co ...

Rio Tinto reconfirms Yancoal as the preferred buyer of its thermal coal assets in Australia /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Rio Tinto board has reconfirmed its recommendation that shareholders vote in favour of the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries Limited (“C&A”) to Yancoal Australia Limited (“Yancoal”). The recommendation follows conside ...

Rio Tinto Press Release
Aluminium Association of Canada concerned about the U.S. trade policies; eyes new markets /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Trump’s new protective trade policies are creating concerns among the neighbouring countries like Canada which has been in a balanced trade relation with the U.S. Canada has been exporting large amount of aluminium into the U.S. President and CEO of the Aluminium Associati ...

ARABAL 2017 programme and keynote panel announced /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Sohar Aluminium, organisers of the 21st Arab International Aluminium Conference & Exhibition (ARABAL) has announced full details of the agenda for the event. The event will feature a distinguished and high-powered cadre of international industry leaders who will make up the k ...

Sohar Aluminium Press Release
Week in Review: A brief overview from the primary aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

AlCircle helps you to keep track of news that happened in the world of aluminium. Last week, Qatar's Qatalum aluminium plant faced outbound logistical challenges following a diplomatic row with neighbours in the Middle-East and neighbours blocked shipments through their ports. A ...

China to cut aluminium output to rebalance global market, says BofAML /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s (BofAML’s) Global Commodity Research team, China needs to curtail its capacity of aluminium in order to rebalance the global market. “If the country's smelters increased production as planned, the global market would ...

Rusal plans to expand its aluminium & value added output by 2021 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Russian aluminium major Rusal said it plans to boost its aluminium production by 19% to 4.4 million tonnes by 2021, in order to cater to the rising global demand. The company expects the global demand to grow by 4 to 5 per cent annually till 2021 as the demand for "green" alumini ...

Trump may implement new legislations on steel and aluminium import ‘very soon’ /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

On Monday June 12, President Donald Trump announced at a Cabinet meeting that the United States will soon implement new legislation to control the dumping of foreign steel and aluminium in the country. "We'll be having some major legislation very soon on the dumping of steel i ...

Qatalum starts exporting aluminium via alternative ports, Hydro CEO confirms /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

As reported to Reuters by Hydro, Qatar Aluminium is now exporting metals via ports in Kuwait and Oman, as well as a Qatari container port. Qatar's Qatalum aluminium plant was facing outbound logistical challenges following a diplomatic row with neighbours in the Middle-East wh ...

North American primary aluminium production slightly drops in April /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Association, in cooperation with the Aluminium Association of Canada, reported that primary aluminium production in North America (U.S. and Canada) was at an annual rate of 3,950,536 tonnes during May 2017, down 0.4% from 3,965,567 tonnes in April 2017.   Th ...