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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 ...

AlCircle.com
13/Mar/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
11/Mar/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
10/Mar/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
05/Mar/2017
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 ...

AlCircle.com
04/Mar/2017
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
03/Mar/2017
Rio Tinto to slash Boyne aluminium smelter's annual production /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rio Tinto has planned to cut down 80,000 tonnes of annual production and more than 100 jobs at its Boyne aluminium smelter in Gladstone. The annual aluminium production of the smelter is valued at $US160 million at current prices. The reason behind this decision is that the co ...

AlCircle.com
03/Mar/2017
China orders production cut on alumina and aluminium to control pollution /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a Bloomberg News report, China has ordered aluminium producers to curtain their production capacity in 28 cities during winter months as Beijing has been facing smog problems for years. China has also ordered steel producer to cut their production capacity. The Ch ...

AlCircle.com
01/Mar/2017
Indonesia government to appoint Inalum to manage freeport management /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan announced on 27 February in Jakarta that the government has planned to take over the management of PT Freeport Indonesia if it wins in the international arbitration tribunal. For that, the government w ...

AlCircle.com
28/Feb/2017
Vedanta wins Platinum and Gold at LACP Vision Awards /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Annual Reports of Vedanta Limited and Vedanta Resources Plc won Platinum and Gold, in the Materials and Energy - Equipment & Services category respectively, at the LACP Vision Awards 2016. The awards recognize best practice in international financial reporting. Vedanta ...

Vedanta Resources Press Release
28/Feb/2017