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Russia intends to form an OPEC for the aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to TASS news agency, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said yesterday 27 February, that Russia is planning to form an OPEC kind of network for the global aluminium industry. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is an organizat ...

U.S. Senator stands by Pennex Aluminum in their fight against unfair trade practices /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) recently visited Pennex Aluminum Company in Leetonia, Ohio to meet with aluminium manufacturing leaders and workers there and hear out the problems they have been facing in recent times due to rising unfair trade practices Portman commented: &ld ...

EGA becomes the first GCC company to join Aluminium Stewardship Initiative /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The UAE-based Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has become a member of Aluminium Stewardship Initiative, which brings the world’s leading mining and metals companies together, that sets global standards for governance, environmental and social responsibility. With this E ...

Alba signs MoU to support Bahrain's Economic Vision 2030 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Joint Co-Operation with Bahrain Polytechnic to support Bahrain's Economic Vision 2030. The MoU was signed between Alba’s Chief Executive Officer ...

CRU schedules World Aluminium Conference in London for 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

CRU Group, the London-based analysis and consultancy firm CRU focuses on the global mining and metals, has scheduled the World Aluminium Conference on 3-5 May 2017 at the Marriott London Grosvenor Square hotel.  The World Aluminium Conference 2017 is the CRU’s 22n ...

Australia's mission to reach 2020 renewable energy target wreaks havoc on aluminium smelters /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Australia's recent shift away from thermal power to alternative energy sources to meet a national 20 per cent renewable energy target by 2020 has put aluminium smelters and mineral refining businesses of the country in a complicated situation. The supply uncertainty of electricit ...

Nalco to purchase 80% power for its greenfield aluminium smelter /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

National Aluminium Company (Nalco), one of the major primary aluminium producers of India, has decided to acquire 80 per cent of the power from the coal-based power station proposed at Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district, Odisha. The chairman and managing director of Nalc ...

India to walk the path of clean energy generation- what it means for the aluminium sector? /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian aluminium consumption is poised for a big leap in ten years from now. Predicted to reach 8 million tonne (MT) from the current 3.2 MT, driven by sectors like electricity, automobiles, building & construction and packaging, it requires a concerted effort from the indust ...

Alba’s Q4 2016 net income improves by US$ 79 million /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba) presents its financial results as per the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) accounting rules. Alba’s Financial Results for Full-Year 2016 are summarised below:Alba Q4 Highlights• Alba posted 2016 Q4 Net Income of US$ 37 m ...

Alba Press Release
Tomago aluminium smelter temporarily halts production to avoid state blackouts /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Production at Australia’s Tomago aluminium smelter has been temporally halted by AGL Energy in order to cut down electricity load as the people of New South Wales have been notified of severe state blackouts across the state.AGL Energy said that the company would curtail el ...