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06-Dec-2022
Edited By : Mayurakshi Ganguly

Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) is among one of the most swiftly evolving mining companies globally and the biggest multi-commodity mining and metals enterprise in the Middle East. During its p...

Alternate Text “The fluctuation in European aluminium prices resulted in a spike of 40% in our import cost”, Mohammad Abdullatif Ismail General Manager Napco Nationa...;
Mohammad Abdullatif Ismail, a detail-oriented General Manager with a proven history of workforce optimization through morale-boosting and process automation. He is passionate and results-oriented carr ...
Alternate Text ''In 2022 we are focusing more on increasing the competence of employees, marketing, optimizing production and operating costs''. Kamran Gulamov, CEO ...;
Kamran Gulamov is the CEO of AKFA Group Holding, the largest aluminium extrusion manufacturer in Uzbekistan. The top executive began his career in 2012 with a job in the company's warehouse and then e ...
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FIMI's pre-budget proposal to the Finance Ministry, abolition of export duties on bauxite
The Indian apex body promoting the interests of all mining companies, the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI), has called for the withdrawal of export duties on bauxite, stating that the move will lead to the optimal exploitation of low-grade mineral resources by facilitating the reopenin ...
02-Dec-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
CBG initiates the maintenance and securing project for rehabilitated sites in Sangaredi, Guinea’s bauxite town
On November 27, 2022, the Guinean mining company, Compagnie des bauxites de Guinée (CBG), officially launched a ceremony for the upkeep, maintenance and securing of old sites rehabilitated with native species for rational or sustainable management. The CBG laboratory meeting room served as a framewo ...
29-Nov-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Bauxite train derailment in St Ann, Jamaica kills two
On November 20, 2022, St Ann, Jamaica police reported that two people is found deceased following a bauxite train derailment.  On Monday, a thick pall of sadness hung in the air as co-workers of two men killed in a train crash on Sunday night struggled to cope. A police investigation has been lau ...
23-Nov-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
GIADEC is working on doubling Ghana Bauxite Company’s production capacity
Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) is reportedly working on increasing the production capacity of the Ghana Bauxite Company (GBC) from one million tonnes per annum to two million tonnes per annum. The news came after Mr Michael Ansah, the Chief Executive Officer of the GIADE ...
14-Nov-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
Alternate Text Inflation, recession, and the aluminium industry
According to Statista, the global aluminium market will reach an estimated US$210 billion in 2027, rising at a CAGR of 5 per cent from US$150 billion in 2020. The transportation and construction industries will primarily facilitate this growth. Despi...
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Indian aluminium is on a relentless mission to make the environment cleaner
The growing environmental concerns are pushing government and big corporate houses alike to take planned steps towards sustainability. However, the efforts must not stop at planning but should be executed, monitored, and evaluated. Among various indu...
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Alcoa breaks ground with a new bauxite residue processing unit in Brazil
Earlier in November, renowned aluminium producer from America, Alcoa Corporation, inaugurated a brand new bauxite residue processing unit in Brazil. The facility makes good use of water and land conservation methods that it had practised to perfection in Australia. The latest Poços de Caldas alum ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Average alumina spot price in China hikes to RMB2,833/t; A00 aluminium ingot price gains RMB190/t
On Monday, December 5, the average alumina spot price in China hiked by RMB 13 per tonne to settle at RMB 2,833 per tonne. The price in Shanxi closed at RMB 2,870 per tonne after recording a growth of RMB 20 per tonne. On the same day, prices in Shandong and Guangxi increased by RMB 15 per tonne to ...
05-Dec-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Rising gas prices coupled with Ukraine-Russia geopolitical crisis pose a threat to Limerick Alumina Refining's job security
After talking with company bosses, Niall Collins, the Limerick TD and Minister of State has played down fears of job losses at Aughinish Alumina. According to the company's directors and auditors, the Ukraine-Russia geopolitical conflict and its economic impact are threatening the future viabilit ...
02-Dec-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Africa & Asia (ex-China)’s alumina production in Oct’22 reflects a 6% hike M-o-M, with daily output up 1,000 tonnes
According to the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), alumina production in Africa & Asia (ex-China) was recorded at 1.181 million tonne during October 2022. That reflected a month-on-month increase of 6.01 per cent from 1.114 million tonnes, following a sequential plunge of 6.86 per cent from 1 ...
01-Dec-2022
Edited By: Debanjali Sengupta
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IAI releases report stating aluminium sector’s contribution to United Nation's sustainability goals
On December 5, the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) published a report illustrating the recent contributions of the aluminium industry to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The report also traces the estimated future grants to be orchestrated by the aluminium sector. ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
China’s A00 aluminium ingot price dives down by RMB110/t; Alumina price in Shanxi gains RMB10/t
A00 aluminium ingot price has downsized by RMB 110 per tonne, resting at RMB 19,410 per tonne, as the Shanghai Metals Market recorded on Tuesday, December 6. The average prices are expected to range between RMB 19,390 per tonne and RMB 19,430 per tonne, with spot contracts trading at premium prices ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
LME aluminium price gains US$36.5/t to US$2,485/t; SHFE price slips by US$35/t
LME aluminium opened at US$2,565 per tonne on Monday and fell to US$2,510 per tonne before closing at US$2,507 per tonne, down US$49 per tonne or 1.92 per cent. On Monday, December 5, both LME aluminium cash bid price and LME aluminium official settlement price expanded by US$36.5 per tonne or 1. ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
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Chinese aluminium is subject to new tariffs by the US and EU to combat climate change
In an effort to reduce carbon emissions and global overcapacity, both United States and the European Union (EU) are considering imposing fresh tariffs on Chinese aluminium and steel. The move will be a novel approach as both nations will use tariffs to fight carbon emissions and global overcapacity. ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
ASI enlists Cevher Jant A.Ş. against the Performance Standard Certification for its two plants in Izmir
Cevher Jant A.Ş., a high-quality aluminium alloy wheel producer in Turkey, achieved ASI Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification with an emphasis on Material Stewardship for its car wheel manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkey. As a co-design partner with car OEMs, Cehever contributes its capab ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
PSI Metals installs flagship Casthouse Scheduler software at Europe’s Alu-met GmbH
PSI Metals has joined hands with PSI FLS Fuzzy Logik & Neuro Systeme to introduce the Qualicision-based PSImetals Casthouse Scheduler at European aluminium manufacturer, Alu-met's place. This will further enhance the aluminium extrusion production planning process. Alu-met GmbH is a European cong ...
05-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
MRT Castings honoured by Company of the Year title for hiked aluminium components production
Andover-based MRT Castings have been hailed as the Company of the Year at Industry awards for its exceptional business strategies that tripled the size of its operations during the long nights of Covid-19. MRT Castings not only did increase its activities but successfully supplied cast aluminium ...
05-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
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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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PT Polyplex Indonesia installs new BOBST EXPERT K5 3650 to create better aluminium coated films
During last year's end, a brand new EXPERT K5 3650 machine was installed at PT Polyplex Indonesia to efficiently enhance the production rate of flexible packaging solutions. This machine is a successor to the prevailing EXPERT K5 3650 in the compound installed in 2019. Both machines help achieve ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Stadler earns a delivery deal for 20 single-decker FLIRT electric multiple units in Finland
Stadler has intertwined itself in an agreement with VR Group, according to which it needs to provide 20 single-decker FLIRT electric multiple units (EMU) in Finland. The latest trains will flaunt a lightweight aluminium construction making the vehicles sustainable. The four-coach trains will have ...
05-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Airbus unveils DisruptiveLab a flying prototype made of aerodynamic aluminium for R&D purposes
Recently, Airbus went on to launch DisruptiveLab, a new helicopter to test flight technologies for enhancing aircraft performance and decreasing the carbon footprint left by helicopters. The helicopter features aerodynamic aluminium and composite fuselage specifically made to reduce drag and decreas ...
05-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Heesen bags contract for a full-custom 57-metre aluminium yacht
The shipyard's DNA will be fully expressed in Project YN 20857, also known as Project Setteesettanta, which will have distinctive technological and design aspects.  One of the few shipyards in the world that specializes in building lightweight aluminium yachts, Heesen was the first to use the incred ...
04-Dec-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
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Gravita Togo SAU begins commercial production at its aluminium recycling plant
The commercial manufacturing of aluminium cast alloys has begun at Gravita Togo SAU's new recycling facility, with an annual capacity of about 4,000 MTPA in phase 1. The company expects additional revenue of approximately INR 60 crore per year from the new capacity, with gross margins of roughly ...
06-Dec-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
Council of State in Netherlands postpones the aluminium can deposit scheme to April 2023
The Council of State (Netherlands) announced that the aluminium can deposit scheme will be executed by April 1, 2023, and not on January 1, 2023, as proposed earlier by Vivianne Heijnen, state secretary for the environment in the Netherlands. As per the reports, since there won't be enough machin ...
05-Dec-2022
Edited By: Sarnali Chakraborty
Recycled aluminium weekly: Vivarail continues search for business administrator to run train revival work; UK’s aluminium packaging recycling rate grows to 37,815 tonnes in Q32022
The aluminium recycling sector has witnessed enormous initiative this week, with Vivarail seeking a new administrator to run its aluminium train refurbishing business, an operation that has largely benefited the London Railways for many years. Trivium Packaging, a global provider of packaging soluti ...
04-Dec-2022
Edited By: Mayurakshi Ganguly
Constellium to head the £10 million CirConAl initiative to create recycled aluminium alloys with lower carbon content and cost-effective
On November 2, 2022, Constellium SE announced that it is leading a new consortium of automakers and suppliers to develop lower carbon, lower cost aluminium extrusion alloys. The £10 million CirConAl (Circular and Constant Aluminium) project, funded by a grant from the UK's Advanced Propulsion Cen ...
02-Dec-2022
Edited By: Rupankar Majumder
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EPIQ Machinery
A world class equipment designer specialized in developing innovative & effective solutions for heavy equipment, vehicles, and material handling systems
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RIA Cast House Engineering
Leading supplier of rail mounted precision Furnace Charging Machines and Furnace Skimming Machines
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Altek
Leading manufacturer of value-added equipment for the aluminum casthouse
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Jagannath Company
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CETAG
A supplier of proven systems and an expert adviser in aluminum casthouse technology, offering its services worldwide to the aluminum industry.
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Leading Aluminium Extruder in South East Asia, offering world class solutions from die fabrication, extrusion to value-added finishing.