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Rio Tinto talks

Published: October 18, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to reports, Rio Tinto is in advanced talks to sell its aluminium assets in Australia and New Zealand to GFG Alliance, the investment company run by Sanjeev Gupta.

While the talks could end without agreement, Mr Gupta is said to be keen to buy Rio’s Pacific Aluminium business as…

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Alcoa power contract

Published: October 16, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Alcoa Corporation has announced that the company and power provider Luminant Generation Company LLC have terminated the electricity contract tied to Alcoa’s Rockdale Operations in Texas.

The smelter at Rockdale has been fully curtailed since the end of 2008.

The termination of the…

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Constellium contract

Published: October 11, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Constellium N.V. has announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Bombardier to supply flat rolled products in a rich mix of alloys, shapes and applications for a number of their aircraft programs such as C Series, CRJ Series, Q Series, Global and Challenger. 

In this new…

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Falsified data

Published: October 11, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to reports, Kobe Steel has admitted to falsifying inspection data on about 20,000 tonnes of metals used in aircraft and automobiles in the latest quality scandal to hit corporate Japan.

Products affected included 19,300 tonnes of aluminium plate and extrusions; 2,200 tonnes of…

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EGA bauxite research

Published: October 09, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium has signed an agreement with The University of Queensland, Australia, to conduct a three-year research programme into turning a by-product of the alumina industry into soil.

The ground-breaking research project with The University of Queensland’s School of…

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ARABAL update

Published: October 04, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

SOHAR Aluminium to host ARABAL 2017 under the patronage of H.H. Sayyid Harib Bin Thuwaini Al Said

Under the patronage of H.H. Sayyid Harib bin Thuwaini Al Said, Assistant Secretary General of the Council of Ministers for Conferences, Sohar Aluminium is gearing up to host the 2017 Arab…

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