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22-May-2022
Edited By : Rupankar Majumder

The downstream aluminium segment has witnessed some key progress this week. St Louis, a US-based global family of companies focused on aluminium and other nonferrous materials, Metal Exchange Corporat...

Alternate Text Progesys has been very active in helping clients with projects targeting the net-zero emission”, Riad Four, CEO at Progesys;
Riad is the founder and CEO of Progesys that is responsible for providing leadership and managing the growth of the company. He has over 23 years of experience in project management and executive lead ...
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AlCircle: How do you envision the year 2022 for the global aluminium industry and foundry segment following the economic impact caused by the Covid pandemic? Mr José Ignacio Sesma: In Europe, just as ...
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IDRC dismisses RAKIA’s claim against India on the Bauxite Supply Agreement
The Andhra Pradesh state government has achieved a major victory against Ras-Al-Khaimah Investment Authority’s (RAKIA) $273 million damage claim by over cancellation of the Bauxite Supply Agreement (BSA) inked by AP Mineral Development Corporation in October 2008. RAKIA, Penna Group and the Andhr ...
20-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
CSIRO, Outotec pact to engineer SwirlFlow agitation technology for the bauxite and alumina sector
The Finnish industrial machinery company focusing on providing technology and services for mining, Metso Outotec and the national science agency of Australia, CSIRO, have joined hands to sign a treaty to deliver SwirlFlow agitation technology for the bauxite and alumina sector beyond the Chinese ter ...
18-May-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
JNARDDC and CGCOST team up to evaluate bauxite deposits in Chhattisgarh, bringing benefits to the domestic aluminium sector
According to a report published on Friday, May 13, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology (CGCOST), Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC), and Ministry of Mines on Wednesday, May 11, for con ...
13-May-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
IMIDRO uncovers new mineral reserves worth US$28.7 billion in Iran; 17 million tonnes of bauxite reserve unearthed
New mineral reserves costing over US$ 28.7 billion have been unearthed in Iran by data submitted through the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO). Rigorous mining expeditions for eight years in Iran have accumulated in IMIDRO’s latest exploration da ...
09-May-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
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...
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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 price drops by RMB2/t after a restraint; A00 aluminium ingot price extends decline to RMB20400/t
According to the Shanghai Metals Market, the average alumina spot price in China has slipped by RMB 2 per tonne to settle at RMB 3,012 per tonne on Wednesday, May 18, following a restraint on the previous day. In Shanxi, the alumina price has dropped by RMB 5 per tonne to settle at RMB 2,955 per ton ...
18-May-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Imerys to build a 4.67-MWp solar plant at its alumina refinery in Bahrain, a step towards 36% carbon cut by decade-end
Paris-headquartered industrial minerals manufacturing company Imerys S.A. has reportedly collaborated with Yellow Door Energy to build a 4.67-MWp solar plant at its white fused alumina refinery in Bahrain. As per the report, more than 8,500 solar panels will be installed in the plant located acro ...
18-May-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Vytas and Accelerate Resources consort for the JORC Tambellup kaolin project focusing on HPA production
The JORC resource is being considered by the two companies, Vytas Resources and its 33% partner Accelerate Resources for their joint venture, the Tambellup kaolin project in southwestern parts of Western Australia, keeping in mind that during this quarter, Vytas is planning an entry in ASX IPO.  In ...
11-May-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
China’s metallurgical-grade alumina output moves down by 2.2% M-o-M but up by 5.05% Y-o-Y
China’s alumina output in April 2022 (30 calendar days) settled at 6.397 million tonnes, including 6.201 million tonnes of metallurgical-grade alumina, says SMM data. Metallurgical-grade alumina output averaged 206,000 tonnes per day, down 2.2 per cent M-o-M but up by 5.05 per cent Y-o-Y. In Apri ...
10-May-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
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Primary aluminium weekly recap: Odisha government approves INR 428.95 crore budget for a mega aluminium park in Angul; Hydro plans to invest NOK 320 million in Karmøy aluminium smelter
This week the global primary aluminium sector witnessed a lot of major happenings. Many new projects and agreements were unlocked. To begin with, Hydro announced its plan to invest NOK 320 million in the Karmøy aluminium smelter. The project will start in the fourth quarter of 2022 and terminate in ...
21-May-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
NALCO’s aluminium ingot price sees a sharp rise of more than 6% to INR255850 – 259350/t
After more than a week, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has revised its aluminium selling prices in accordance with the LME aluminium benchmark price trend. As the LME price has been on an upswing spree, NALCO has decided to expand its aluminium ingot and aluminium products prices. So, wi ...
20-May-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
China’s A00 aluminium ingot price closes the week higher at RMB20770/t; Alumina price drops by RMB3/t
A00 aluminium ingot price has increased by RMB 260 per tonne to come in at RMB 20,770 per tonne on Friday, May 20, marking the third consecutive day of rise, found the Shanghai Metals Market (SMM). The average prices are estimated to range between RMB 20,750 per tonne and RMB 20,790 per tonne, with ...
20-May-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
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TRA proposes to shield UK aluminium extrusion industry from Chinese imports
On 20th May 2022, the Trade Remedies Authority, the UK body that investigates whether trade remedy measures are needed to counter unfair import practices and unforeseen surges of imports, has proposed new measures for the UK aluminium extrusion industry to be protected from Chinese dumping. Accor ...
22-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Arconic seeks to sell its Russian operations, $500 million loss count for exit
Arconic Inc., the spun off from the US aluminium giant Alcoa Corporation is seeking to sell its Russian business, as per the statement released by the company. The losses for the American industrial company, Arconic, specializing in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing anticipated att ...
20-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
China’s aluminium billet inventory slips by 2,300 tonnes W-o-W to 136,400 tonnes
On May 19, China’s domestic aluminium billet inventory slumped by 2,300 tonnes or 1.66 percent W-o-W to score at 136,400 tonnes. Following the drop in aluminium prices and conversion margins, downstream purchasers were more eager to enter the market. SMM will be watching to see if consumption recove ...
20-May-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Metal Exchange Corp acquires aluminium FRP full line distributor Medalco Metals
The global leader in the purchasing, processing and manufacturing of non-ferrous metals, Metal Exchange Corporation has made public that it has acquired Medalco Metals Inc., a US-based distributor of light gauge aluminium rolled products. Medalco, founded in 2003 has successfully positioned itsel ...
19-May-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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Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre delegation visits EGA to discuss use of aluminium in space
Aluminium has been the primary material in spaceflight since the first satellite was launched in 1957. In order to explore potential collaboration and use of UAE-made aluminium in space, a delegation from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre led by Director General Salem Al Marri visited Emirates Gl ...
21-May-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Aluminium packaging leader Ball Corp. signs VPPA to procure new wind energy in Texas
The American company headquartered in Colorado, Ball Corporation announced that it has inked a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to procure 151 MW of wind energy from a new project in west Texas. The global leader in aluminium packaging Ball Corporation further added that upon purchase, Nex ...
18-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Local brewery in US holds stack of aluminium cans waiting to be packed
CraftHaus, a small brewery in Nevada, United States, has piled up stocks of aluminium beverage cans on the line waiting to be packed, in addition to the can aluminium sheet problem.  Wyndee Forrest, co-owner of CraftHaus Brewery, will not take a penny until the cans are completely filled with the ...
17-May-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Australian shipbuilder RDM’s high-performance aluminium vessels in demand worldwide
Richardson Devine Marine Constructions (RDM) is one of Australia's most renowned aluminium shipbuilders, with a reputation for building a diverse range of craft. Commercial operators worldwide seek out its passenger ferries, luxurious overnight cruise vessels, and offshore workboats. Built to cli ...
16-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
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US aluminium scrap exports to India in February’22 shows M-o-M downfall of 300 tonnes
In February 2022, the United States exported 11,600 tonnes of aluminium scrap to India, which on an M-o-M scale heightened by 300 tonnes or 2.65 percent from 11,300 tonnes in January 2022. As per the USGS data, the amount in January had nosedived by 31,000 tonnes or 73.28 percent from 42,300 tonnes ...
20-May-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Turkey’s aluminium scrap export during 2019-22 unveils an unsettling trend in the era of recycling
Aluminium is a highly recyclable metal that is extensively recycled globally. Recycling aluminium offers several benefits to the environment and economy. Many producers now have targets for increasing the use of secondary materials, since they can save both energy and costs. As per the data revea ...
19-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Nespresso boosts aluminium recycling with rewards in exchange for used coffee pods
To introduce customers to the sustainability concept, Nespresso has announced a Recycling Rewards programme, where any user returning 100 used capsules of any brand would receive special gift items in exchange. The customers who return the pods will receive one from either of the products quoted ...
17-May-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Novelis releases its first Green Bond report securing $140 million for recycling capacity enhancement
The Atlanta, Georgia headquartered American industrial aluminium company Novelis Inc. on 16th May 2022 released its first Green Bond report.  Novelis Inc., the leading sustainable aluminium solutions provider and world leader in rolled aluminium products issued a 500 million EUR (approximately $5 ...
17-May-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
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