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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 ...

INTUC asks for inquiry into Nalco’s overseas investments /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)   yesterday announced that they have asked for a judicial inquiry into Nalco’s all overseas investment. INTUC’s State president Ramachandra Khuntia said that they have demanded for investigation as Nalco’s p ...

Alba appoints new Director of Casthouse /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, announced the promotion of Abdul Rasool Ahmed Abdul Rasool as the Director of Casthouse. A. Rasool joined Alba in 1985 as an Operator and was promoted to Supervisor Casthouse in 1997. He was ap ...

Alba Press Release
UPDATE: Qatar aluminium plant finds alternative sea routes to export its metal /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Qatalum aluminium plant found an alternative sea routes to export its metal. Hydro’s spokesman said that the customers may face delays in deliveries, reported by Reuters. The Qatalum JV was working to find alternative shipment routes to enable it to continue to serve its gl ...

Aluar extends its partnership with Quintiq to improve planning and optimization capabilities /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand and global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced that they would continue their partnership with Aluar Aluminio Argentino S.A.I.C. (Aluar) in order to improve the aluminium producer’s planning and o ...

EGA opens its new head office at Al Taweelah /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), one of the world’s biggest aluminium producers, today announced that the company opened its new head office. The new office is located next to its Al Taweelah aluminium smelter and alumina refinery in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, KIZA ...

Qatalum working to solve logistical challenges arising from Middle-East tensions /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Qatalum aluminium plant is working to solve outbound logistical challenges arising from the uncertain situation in the Middle-East after Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut off transportation links and severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Qatalum is a joint venture bet ...

Hydro Press Release
Shandong province to limit its new aluminium capacity while boosting aluminium processing /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to an SMM report, Shandong province, one of the major aluminium producing region in China, is going to restrict its new alumina and aluminium capacity. The province will encourage the development of aluminium processing industry instead. The province has an intention ...