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06-Jul-2022
Edited By : Mayurakshi Ganguly

Today, on June 6, the largest industrial organisation in the UAE, excluding oil and gas, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) declared their plan of mounting highly-automated, multi-functional overhead cra...

Alternate Text “We have been shocked and appalled by the events in Ukraine and we have publicly expressed our desire for an early end to the conflict”, Roman Borisov...;
Roman Borisov is the Sales Director for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of Rusal with more than 15 years of commercial leadership experience in the aluminium industry. In his role, Roman is respo ...
Alternate Text “In South Africa, among the various industrial sectors, packaging is the current major aluminium demand driver”, Mr Muzi Manzi, Chief Executive Office...;
Mr Muzi Manzi is the Chief Executive Officer of AFSA and is responsible for the management and governance of the Federation. He is also a member of the AFSA Board of Directors, responsible for develop ...
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Ghana's bauxite industry foresees $10 billion Chinese investment
The senior presidential advisor to the Akufo-Addo Administration, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo stated that Ghana can generate 100,000 jobs from a $10 billion loan agreement with China. In 2017, the Chinese government committed a sum of $15 billion to support developmental projects in Ghana. Th ...
01-Jul-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Metro Mining plans to elevate Bauxite Hill’s production capacity by 75%
The Australian exploration and mining company, Metro Mining has announced its plans to augment the annual bauxite production capacity at the Bauxite Hills Mine from 4 million to 7 million wet metric tonnes per annum (M WMT pa) in 2023. The Bauxite Hills Mine has been operating in Western Cape Yor ...
29-Jun-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
The Australian Aluminium Council welcomes Metro Mining Limited as the newest member
Metro Mining Limited (Metro) has been registered as the latest member of the Australian Aluminium Council, representing Australia’s bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and downstream processing industries. Globally acknowledged Western Cape York bauxite region in Queensland house ...
27-Jun-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
US imports of crude & dried bauxite initiate the year 2022 with a fall of 6% in Q1
According to the data published by the US Census Bureau, the United States crude and dried bauxite imports amounted to 736,000 tonnes during the first quarter of 2022, which registered a quarter-on-quarter decrease of 48,000 tonnes or 6.12 per cent from 784,000 tonnes. However, on a year-on-year bas ...
27-Jun-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Alternate Text Modern & futuristic trends in the aluminium industry
Modern Trends in Aluminium Industry 1) Use of Metallic Inert Anodes: In the past decade, a lot of development has been made in developing metallic inert anodes. The researchers have given much attention to binary or trinary alloys with Cu being a com...
Contributed By : Shreekant Kulkarni
Amplifying the growth catalyst of the Indian Aluminium Industry
Mr. Naveen Mehta, President – Operations at Jindal Aluminium Limited. Aluminium being the second most used metal in the world has an approximate annual consumption of 88 million tonnes including scrap. Furthermore, it is also the most rapidly growing...
Contributed By : Naveen Mehta
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Alumina production in Europe improves 6% M-o-M in May’22 but declines by 19% on year to 722,000 tonnes
Alumina production in Europe (incl. Russia) stood at 722,000 tonnes during May 2022, which registered an increase of 39,000 tonnes or 5.71 per cent month-on-month, found the International Aluminium Institute. However, in April, alumina production in Europe plunged by 86,000 tonnes or 11.18 per cent ...
04-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Commissioning of new 12.9 million tonnes of Chinese alumina capacities pulls down domestic prices
June 2022 witnessed the commissioning of 8.45 million tonnes of new alumina capacities in China, including Jingxi Tiangui’s Phase II project with 850,000 tonnes of capacity, Bosai Wanzhou with 4.8 million tonnes, Hebei Wenfeng with 2.4 million tonnes, and Aokaida Chemial with 400,000 tonnes. Another ...
04-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Alumina weekly recap: Hydro charged for polluting Brazilian river over bauxite residue spillage from Alunorte alumina refinery; Soaring energy prices force Romania's sole alumina producer to cease operations
An association and nine victims together representing around 11,000 indigenous families from the north-eastern Brazilian river port of Barcarena sued Hydro, its seven subsidiaries and shareholders out of which six are based in the Netherlands over alleged spillage from the Alunorte plant for at leas ...
03-Jul-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
US alumina imports flaunt an 8% Q-o-Q hike for 1Q2022 despite a fall from its highest exporter Brazil
In the first quarter of 2022, the United States imported 445,000 tonnes of alumina, recording a quarter-on-quarter hike of 8.27 per cent or 34,000 tonne from 411,000 tonnes. On a year-on-year basis, the imports during the said quarter grew by 6.97 per cent from 416,000 tonnes, showed the US Census B ...
01-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
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Hindalco chops its aluminium ingot and products prices by INR4750/t on July 6
Hindalco Industries Limited has slashed its aluminium ingot and aluminium products prices, with effect from July 6, following a hike on the previous day. Hindalco has axed its aluminium ingot price by INR 4,750 per tonne or 2.12 per cent to INR 219,000 per tonne. On July 5, the company’s ingot price ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Altech Chemicals appoints IKTS as a strategic partner to enhance the qualification process for Silumina Anodes
Altech Chemicals has successfully enrolled the Dresden-based German research institution, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS), as a strategic guide to accelerating the testing and qualification process for the company’s patent Silumina Anodes™. IKTS independently wish ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Hindalco and Vedanta wish to join CIL’s greenfield aluminium project as equity partners
Indian aluminium giants like Hindalco and Vedanta have shown interest in joining hands with Coal India Limited as equity partners for the proposed integrated greenfield aluminium project in Odisha. The news comes on Wednesday, July 6, after two officials aware of the matter reported, stating that se ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
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Jindal Aluminium narrates its 50 years of success through new logo design
Jindal Aluminium has reportedly launched a new logo and brand identity, which reflects the journey of its transformation and growth story for over 50 years. The new logo design has a legacy ring and a glyph that sports the company name. The logo symbolises timelessness, integrity and perfection, ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Mexico’s imports of aluminium flat-rolled products from the US downgrade by 51.52% in 1Q2022
The aluminium flat-rolled products are produced by rolling thick aluminium between rolls that reduce the thickness, and lengthen it through hot and cold rolling processes. However, aluminium flat-rolled products can be found in several applications, including household utensils, packages, closures, ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Vedanta increases its aluminium wire rod price by INR3000/t w.e.f. July 5 as LME price grows over the weekend
Vedanta Limited has increased its aluminium products and aluminium ingot prices for the second time in a row, with effect from Tuesday, July 5. The company expanded its aluminium wire rod price by INR 3,000 per tonne to INR 231,000- 238,500 per tonne versus INR 228,000- 235,500 per tonne on July 1. ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
WTO withholds decree on US’ aluminium and steel tariff dispute with six nations
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has impeded its dispute panel’s decree on the United States tariff with six nations including Russia, India and China against higher duties on some aluminium and steel products to the second half of 2022 adducing “complexity of the issue”. A Geneva-based officia ...
05-Jul-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
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Green Aluminium Sustainable Future for the Indust
With universal focus towards driving low carbon footprints as well as the growing emphasis on clean energy, AlCircle team is striving to highlight how aluminium because of its favorable...
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CEOs of major breweries in America plead Joe Biden to halt aluminium tariffs
On July 1, the Chief Executive Officers of prominent breweries in America wrote a letter to US President Joe Biden, pleading to halt tariffs imposed on aluminium. Since the imposition of tariffs in 2018, it has cost the industry more than $1.4 billion. As per the letter, the beer sector consumes mor ...
06-Jul-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Sportsmen praise Dhyana's second edition of aluminium smart wearables
Dhyana, an Indian fitness wearables start-up endorsed by badminton legend Pullela Gopichand and Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra has officially publicised the second edition of its ultra-light unibody aluminium ring, which acts as a health-tracker. This feather-like unibody aluminium ring ha ...
05-Jul-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Teaspoons & Co. shifts towards sustainability with aluminium cans
Aluminium beverage cans are one of the most widely recycled beverage packagings globally. The main reasons that have contributed to the popularity are its easy recyclability over an unlimited number of times and the maximum amount of recycled content.   Vancouver-based beverage company, Teaspoons ...
05-Jul-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
IIT Guwahati researchers to employ aluminium nitride in its new low-cost radiative cooler
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati said on Monday that researchers there have created a low-cost, effective "passive" radiative cooling system that runs without energy and can serve as a substitute for traditional air conditioners. This radiative cooler coating material may be placed ...
04-Jul-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
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Peel NRE redefines innovation with plastic-aluminium separation and recycling plant in the UK
The Manchester-based forerunner for waste management, Peel NRE has provided a scheme to construct a circle of recycling units within the territory of the broader Ince Park site in Ellesmere Port. The installations will aim at separating plastic from aluminium in foils and recycling them separately f ...
03-Jul-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Aluminium and steel waste recycler Befesa S A releases its 2021 ESG Report with climate goals
The leading provider of hazardous waste recycling services, Befesa S A which enables the circular economy within the steel and aluminium industries, has released its ESG Report for 2021. Befesa has published its ESG Report following its publication of the 2021 Annual Report in March, which delive ...
30-Jun-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Hydro Karmøy plant manager Ingrid Guddal promoted to operational director of recycling plant in Cassopolis
According to a report on Wednesday, June 29, the plant manager at Hydro Karmøy, Ingrid Guddal, has been promoted to Operational Director for the company’s new aluminium recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan. Guddal worked at Hydro Karmoy primary aluminium plant for four years, since 2018. She s ...
30-Jun-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Delta passengers receive credit cards made out of aluminium recycled from retired Boeing 747s
Delta Air Lines has introduced the first contactless credit cards made of recycled aircraft aluminium for its passengers in the USA. The Boeing 747 cards have a composition of 25 per cent aeroplane metal and layers of polymers as a protection to the aluminium, along with saving the gateway antenna t ...
30-Jun-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
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