Aluminium International Today News

ElvalHalcor contracts SMS

Published: February 20, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

ElvalHalcor has awarded a contract to the German SMS Group GmbH, to supply a new four-stand tandem aluminium hot finishing mill for its Oinofyta plant, near Athens.

This order is part of a EUR 150 million investment in equipment, technology and infrastructure, announced by the Company on…

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Section 232 update

Published: February 19, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Whilst reviewing the report released by the US Department of Commerce (DoC) on the effect of imports of aluminium on national security, European Aluminium reconfirms its belief that the root cause of the main challenges faced by the aluminium industry is global excess capacity, in…

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Alumina investment

Published: February 14, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Rio Tinto says it is investing $250 million in its Vaudreuil alumina refinery in Quebec to extend the life of the operation past 2022.

The company says work on the refinery, located in the Saguenay region of the province, will include construction of a filtration plant and optimisation at…

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UC Rusal appointment

Published: February 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

UC Rusal is pleased to announce the creation of a new Downstream Division in the company's organisational structure.

Andrey Donets has been appointed Head of the new division, whose main tasks will include developing value added production and bringing this business of the company to a…

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ALLIANCE project update

Published: February 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The ALLIANCE project in collaboration with INNOGET is offering an exclusive opportunity for INNOGET users to submit their lightweight innovations to the ALLIANCE project technology call. 

The successful submission will be fast-tracked to the validation phase of the ALLIANCE Lightweight…

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Mecfor poised for growth

Published: February 09, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Benefiting from a major investment by its new Canadian financial partner—SeaFort Capital—and from a strong and unchanged management team, the Quebec-based company has become independent and now wants to double its revenues.

Mecfor is committed to a development plan focused on mergers and…

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