Aluminium International Today News

Publications: Alumina and Primary Smelters directories

Published: November 10, 2010 by Greg Morris

These directories are designed for senior management executives, corporate investment and development planners as well as sales and marketing executives and economists, but will also be useful to those working for authorities, trade associations and libraries.

The intrinsic value of the…

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Hindalco reports Q2 profit rise

Published: November 10, 2010 by Greg Morris

Revenues in the quarter increased 19% to INR58bn ($1.3bn).

Income from its aluminium business grew 16% to INR19bn ($428.7M) despite lower sales due to the Hirakud smelter outage.

The project to set up flat rolled products by transferring key equipment from the Novelis Plant at…

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Nalco narrows coal shortlist down

Published: November 09, 2010 by Greg Morris

Mr B L Bagra, director (finance), Nalco, said that while MEC fully qualified for the deal, Bumi qualified on most of the critical criteria.

According to him, the benchmark criteria to bid for the Indonesian project included minimum coal reserves of 500Mt, infrastructural approvals, land…

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Vedanta appointment

Published: November 08, 2010 by Greg Morris

"We believe that Mr Henshaw's diverse global experience will make a significant contribution to Vedanta's strong sustainability practice, working closely with all our stakeholders," the company said in a statement.

Mr Henshaw, who was previously working with Mexican group Cemex SA as…

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Arabal to become yearly event

Published: November 04, 2010 by Greg Morris

The Arabal conference is to become a yearly event due to the growth of aluminium production in the Middle East.

Organisers of the 14th Arab International Alumium Conference told delegates the conference would take place next year in Muscat, Oman and be hosted by Sohar Aluminium.

The…

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