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Novelis Flat Rolled Shipments Plunged 7%, Impacted by Weak Markets
The lower average LME aluminum prices and local market premiums resulted in 17% year-on-year decline…
August 13th 2020
Aftermaths of Trump's Reinstation of Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum Imports
The administration has decided to reimpose tariffs, in order to defend domestic aluminum industry and…
August 10th 2020
Alcoa's Efforts to Reach Agreement on Spanish Smelter Perished
The company has been in regular consultations with the San Ciprian Works Council throughout the…
August 7th 2020
Aluminum Cans Recorded Unprecedented Upsurge in Demand
Several craft breweries and soft drink majors have been reporting difficulties in sourcing aluminum cans…
August 5th 2020
World Primary Aluminum Market Ended in Surplus During Jan-May '20
From January to May in 2020, the overall aluminum production surged higher by 4.0% compared…
July 23rd 2020
New Wisconsin Rapids Billet Facility Set to Start Production
The announcement of construction of the $80 billion facility, which manufactures billets mainly from scrap,…
July 22nd 2020
New Aluminum Castings Furnace to Be Fully Operational in August
The two pre-melt furnaces will help in drying any amount of moisture, if present in…
July 21st 2020
New State-of-the-Art Aluminum Can Facility Comes Up Near Scranton, PA
The company will demolish the existing 1 million-square-foot facility at the site to build the…
July 20th 2020
Alcoa Posted Net Loss of $197 Million in Q2 2020
The company’s overall third-party aluminum shipment volume increased approximately 9%.
July 16th 2020
Rio Tinto Closes New Zealand Aluminum Smelter Operations
The company has decided to wind down operations at New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) aluminum…
July 13th 2020