Aluminium International Today News

Join the ‘Recycle Race’

Published: April 04, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The cross-European drinks can recycling awareness programme Every Can Counts is inviting cycling fans to join in the ‘Recycle Race’ activity and make Every Can Count whilst cheering on elite cyclists from Trek-Drops team at the next major cycling race: the Amstel Gold Race on 13 April in…

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Extrusion acquisition

Published: April 03, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Norsk Hydro’s acquisition of Arconic’s two extrusion plants in Brazil has been completed, strengthening Hydro’s downstream position in Brazil and creating a solid platform for further growth.

The two extrusion plants in Utinga and Tubarão in southern Brazil have more than 600 employees in…

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Alumina refinery update

Published: March 28, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium, has passed 20 million hours work on its Al Taweelah alumina refinery construction project without a single Lost Time Injury.

This is the equivalent of one person working in construction for more than 7,000 years without an accident that leads to time off…

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ALFED opinion

Published: March 27, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Aluminium Federation, which represents the UK’s aluminium sector, has welcomed the announcement that the European Union and six other countries will be exempt from steel and aluminium tariffs recently announced by President Trump.

“The exemption of the EU, Argentina, Australia, Brazil,…

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Mechatherm signs contract

Published: March 22, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to reports, Mechatherm International has created 20 jobs after securing a £25 million order from Bahrain, with support from the Department for International Trade (DIT).

The new contract is to supply and maintain a series of furnaces with one of the largest aluminium producers in…

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Aluminium foil update

Published: March 22, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Strong demand from overseas aluminium foil markets in the final quarter of 2017 saw aluminium foil deliveries from European foil rollers reach a new record tonnage for the full year, according to figures released by the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA). 

Overall deliveries for…

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