Aluminium International Today News

Liberty seals Dunkerque bid

Published: November 15, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

British-owned Liberty, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance, has announced today that it has entered into a committed financing agreement with a syndicate of major international banks for the purchase of Aluminium Dunkerque, Europe’s largest aluminium smelter from Rio Tinto.


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Novelis: Brazil investment

Published: November 14, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Novelis Inc. has announced an investment of $175 million at its Pindamonhangaba plant, located in the Paraíba Valley between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

The expansion of the company's flagship facility in South America will benefit the organisation's beverage can and specialty customers…

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Hydro: ASI certification step

Published: November 13, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

With the ambition to offer fully certified Hydro aluminium to the market in 2019, Hydro Hoogezand is now the world’s first extrusion plant to obtain the Performance Standard certification by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI).

ASI is the highest internationally recognized standard…

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EGA waste agreement

Published: November 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium has signed an agreement with Arkan, a leading building materials company, to supply a waste product from aluminium smelting for use in the manufacturing of cement.

EGA will directly supply Arkan with spent pot lining, the used inner lining of reduction cells in…

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GARMCO announcement

Published: November 09, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Bahrain-based Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company (GARMCO), is pleased to announce that its subsidiary GARMCO (USA), was granted with tariff exemptions, of its major products imports from Bahrain. 

As GARMCO’s General Manager, Mohamed Essa (pictured), commented: “As in the years prior, we…

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PyroGenesis agreement

Published: November 06, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with one of the largest Japanese trading houses, which outlines the understanding of how the Parties will move forward towards a potential joint venture partnership for the purpose of developing DROSRITE™ tolling…

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