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Alcoa to ramp up Chinese fabrication plants

Published: October 11, 2010 by Greg Morris

It reports that the two facilities in Kunshan and Suzhou in neighbouring Jiangsu Province and the one in Qinhuangdao in Hebei Province make aluminum products for aerospace, high-speed trains, printing and automobiles.

Klaus Kleinfeld, chairman and chief executive officer of Alcoa, said…

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Novelis appointments

Published: October 08, 2010 by Greg Morris

Karen K Renner has been appointed Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective October 25, 2010, while Kim Adler is Vice President, Communications and Government Affairs, effective October 18, 2010.

Ms Renner will lead the development of global enabling technology, providing…

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Alumina sludge reaches River Danube

Published: October 07, 2010 by Greg Morris

They say alkaline levels that killed all fish in one river were now greatly reduced, but were being monitored.

PM Victor Orban called the spill an "ecological tragedy". There are fears the mud, which burst out of a reservoir on Monday, could poison the Danube.

Countries downstream…

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Vedanta signs GMDC agreement

Published: October 07, 2010 by Greg Morris

Vedanta requires 60kt/m of bauxite for the next 10 months.

The Orissa state government had banned the export of plant-grade bauxite outside Gujarat, where GMDC is exploring options to set up its own alumina plant in joint sector.

However, since Vedanta needs only medium-grade bauxite,…

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Publication: Webers Aluminium Pocket Encyclopaedia

Published: September 22, 2010 by Greg Morris

First published in 1990 all data contained in the encyclopedia has been updated and the subject matter expanded.

However, the basic idea behind the reference book has remained the same: to explain in an informative manner the important terms and facts concerning aluminium and the…

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Aluminium 2010: Visitor numbers remain stable

Published: September 22, 2010 by Greg Morris

This year's Aluminium 2010 event which recently concluded in Essen Germany received 17,200 visitors, up from the 2008 event of 16,886 visitors.

The number of visitors from abroad increased nearly 10%, reaching the 50% mark of total visitors for the first time. The event had 873…

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