Aluminium International Today News

Norsk Hydro expects aluminium demand to remain strong

Published: July 26, 2016 by Nadine Firth

The improved results reflected higher realised aluminium and alumina prices and stronger sales volumes, partly offset by currency developments.

"We have lifted annual global aluminium demand growth forecast to 4-5 percent for 2016, up from previous forecast 3-4 percent.…

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Jaguar XE celebrates its first year with major recycling milestone

Published: July 25, 2016 by Nadine Firth

As the Jaguar XE celebrates its first full-year of sales, ‘REALCAR’, the pioneering recycled aluminium project that contributes to the awarding winning saloon’s aluminium-intensive body has reached a significant milestone.

Jaguar Land Rover has reclaimed over 50,000 tonnes of aluminium…

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Novelis: Executive leadership appointments

Published: July 22, 2016 by Nadine Firth

Novelis has announced a number of senior executive moves.

Emilio Braghi has been named Senior Vice President, Novelis Inc. and President, Novelis Europe; Tom Boney has been named Vice President, Operations, North America; and, Ganesh Panneer has been named Vice President and General…

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Rusal sells Alpart alumina refinery in Jamaica

Published: July 19, 2016 by Nadine Firth

UC Rusal has entered into an agreement to sell a 100% stake of the Alumina Partners of Jamaica (‘Alpart’)  to the Chinese state industrial group, JIUQUAN IRON & STEEL (GROUP) Co. Ltd. (‘JISCO’).

The amount of the deal is USD 299 mln. The deal is undertaken within the programme for RUSAL’s…

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AMAG signs Airbus contract

Published: July 19, 2016 by Nadine Firth

The contract includes a significant increase of business volume commencing January 2017. The contract is the largest ever signed between AMAG and Airbus.   “AMAG and Airbus have maintained a successful partnership since the year 2005. This contract will significantly expand our business…

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