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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 ...

Streamlining business: Alcoa to consolidate global administrative locations /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The global minerals and metal major Alcoa Corporation today announced that it plans to consolidate its worldwide administrative locations in a bid to streamline its overall business and lower costs. Alcoa said that it will close its office in New York City and shift its global h ...

South32 drops plan to buy $200m Australian coal mine /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Leading metal and coal mining company South32 announced that the company has dropped the plan to buy Peabody Energy's Metropolitan coal mine worth $200-million in Australia.  The company was not ready to make concessions in favour of Australian steelmakers.  Sou ...

Sohar Aluminium set to host the 21st Arab International Aluminium (ARABAL) Conference in Oman /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

More than 500 industry leaders and decision makers from around the world to converge in Muscat Sohar Aluminium has announced that it will host the 21st edition of the prestigious Arab International Aluminium (ARABAL) Conference and Exhibition in the Sultanate of Oman. The confer ...

Sohar Aluminium Press Release
Week in Review: Mergers and technology tie-ups mark Primary Aluminium amid volatility /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Primary aluminium industry this week was abuzz with news of big companies merging to create leading global entities, aluminium smelters signing technology partnerships with automation giants, and India showing strong aluminium demand prospects for the long-term. Here’s a r ...