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Aluminium emerges as top performing industrial metal in 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium has emerged as the best performing industrial metal of 2017, as growing confidence that China will take steps to end a supply glut pushes prices to the highest level in almost three years. The industrial metal, which is used in everything from drinks cans to cars to gi ...

Financial Times
Stay updated on the aluminium industry mega-events in May /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The month of May is awaiting the aluminium industry players with a few mega events that open up significant business opportunities between the West and the East.  The month’s events mainly focus on the upstream industry covering smelting, primary aluminium and a few ev ...

UPDATE: US President signs executive order on aluminium import /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The US President Donald Trump yesterday signed an executive order for investigating the impact of aluminium imports on U.S. national security as it considerably used in defence industry manufacturing. He asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to inspect the matter. Trump said: & ...

Imports have been flooding into the aluminium industry, says US Commerce Secretary /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The U.S. Commerce Department yesterday launched a probe into aluminium imports as it might be affecting U.S. national security. The investigation is alike to the one that was launched by the administration last week into steel. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that &ld ...

Aluminium China 2017 to highlight trending topics from the global aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Coinciding with the NPC and CPPCC meetings in Beijing, the aluminum industry in China is experiencing a warm spring. Primary aluminum has seen a rise last year from 9,800 yuan/ton to 15,800 yuan/per ton. In 2017, the aluminum price may see further rise with the more stringent env ...

Aluminium China Press Release
The Aluminum Association releases 2017 North America aluminum industry plant and press directories /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Association released the 2017 edition of the North America Aluminum Industry Plant Directory and the North America Aluminum Industry Extrusion Press Directory. The Plant Directory covers 485 plants while the Extrusion Press Directory covers 204 plants, operating 538 ...

Aluminum Association
HKEX and LME announce new LME Chief Executive and leadership structure /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) and the London Metal Exchange (LME), a wholly-owned subsidiary of HKEX, are pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Chamberlain as Chief Executive of the LME effective immediately subject to the approval of the Financial Cond ...

LME Press Release
India Ministry of Mines to get 'chair professor in Aluminium' for VNIT /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) announced last week that it intends to get a 'chair professor in Aluminium' soon. The chair, to be set up by the ministry of mines (MoM) through the city based J ...

Expect good margin from aluminium in FY18: NALCO /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

India’s leading aluminium producer National Aluminium Company (NALCO) has seen a strong response to their offer for sale (OFS) with the non-retail segment seeing a subscription of 1.84 times and the government has decided to retain full over subscription under the greenshoe ...

Pot outage upsets Vedanta’s aluminium smelter operations /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Vedanta Resources plc's subsidiary Vedanta Limited has made an announcement yesterday, 20th April, 2017, that it faced pot outage at its aluminium smelter and the coal handling plant was affected in another incident of fire. Both the incidents occurred earlier this week at its tw ...