Aluminium International Today News

Next generation pots

Published: January 18, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

UC RUSAL has announced the launch of  pilot operation of eight new generation RA-550 pots at Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter.

The total amount of investment in the project amounted to USD 30 mln.

The project to develop the technology and launch the RA-550 site at SAZ was implemented within…

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MTI New member

Published: January 16, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Tenova has become a member of the Metals Technology Industry Anti-Corruption Collective Action Initiative.

The Metals Technology Industry (MTI) Anti-Corruption Collective Action Initiative has recently expanded its membership. Tenova S.p.A. has joined the three founding members of the…

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Smelter sale

Published: January 10, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Rio Tinto has received a binding offer from Liberty House to acquire Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Dunkerque smelter in northern France for $500 million, subject to final adjustments.

In accordance with French law, Rio Tinto will launch a consultation process with employees, relevant European…

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ALFED Appointment

Published: January 08, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Aluminium Federation, the trade body for the UK aluminium industry, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.

Tom Jones joins the organisation from MMC Hardmetal UK, part of the Mitsubishi Materials group, where he was general manager. Tom has more than 35 years…

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Tenova: New CEO

Published: January 08, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Effective 1st January 2018, Roberto Pancaldi has become the new Tenova Metals CEO, assuming the role of Andrea Rocca, who, after five years in Tenova, has taken new responsibilities in Tecpetrol, another company of the Techint Group.

Pancaldi – 55 years old – who was by now the Tenova…

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New furnace order

Published: January 05, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Rusal Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter in Russia has ordered a new billet and slab homogenizing furnace from Danieli Olivotto Ferrè.

The scope of work includes engineering, equipment supply, delivery and supervision of the erection and commissioning.

The new furnace, which will be installed…

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