Aluminium International Today News

ASI certifies foil roller

Published: June 07, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) today announced the third certification issued against its newly launched standards for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium.

ASI Certification of the Constantia Teich facility signifies that Constantia Flexibles’ practices…

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Backlash on tariffs

Published: June 07, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The EU, Canada and Mexico have announced retaliatory tariffs in response to the 10% import tariff recently put in place by the White House.

In particular, the EU will impose tariffs on US imports ranging from Harley-Davidson motorbikes to jeans from next month in retaliation over Donald…

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US Tariffs on allies

Published: May 31, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The USA has decided to go ahead with 25% tariffs on imported steel and 10% on aluminium from its key allies – namely the European Union, Mexico and Canada. The news hasn't gone down well with the UK or the European Union.

According to reports, the 25% tax on steel and 10% tax on aluminium…

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Harsco acquires ALTEK

Published: May 31, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

ALTEK is pleased to announce that the Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) has completed the acquisition of ALTEK Group, consisting of their UK operation ALTEK Europe Ltd., their US operation ALTEK LLC and Inductelec Ltd, their subsidiary Induction technology company.

The acquisition of ALTEK by…

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GFG Alliance wins bid

Published: May 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

British group, Liberty Engineering, owned by industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has won its bid to secure the last remaining French manufacturer of aluminium wheels, AR Industries (ARI) and the hundreds of jobs that depend on it.

Today’s ruling by the court of administration in Orleans, in the…

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Cast metal landmark

Published: May 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), has surpassed the 30 million tonnes mark in cast metal produced.

The aluminium EGA is producing is a key component in helping to make modern life possible through its use in construction, the automotive industry, electronics and other vital everyday…

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