Aluminium International Today News

The future of mining

Published: July 25, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) and GE today signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities to deploy GE’s industry leading digital solutions across Ma’aden’s diverse mining operations, including sites focused on gold, copper, aluminium, and…

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RUF acquires C.F. Nielsen

Published: July 23, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

RUF Briquetting Systems, Zaisertshofen, has taken over C.F. Nielsen A/S, Baelum (Denmark).

This means that in future the complete spectrum of briquetting technology will be available from one source.  

As a world market leader in hydraulic briquetting presses, RUF has successfully…

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Rio Tinto Chicago Office

Published: July 23, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Rio Tinto has marked a key milestone in the company’s operations in the United States with the opening of a new commercial office in Chicago, Illinois.  

Chicago has long been one of the world’s historic commodity hubs. The new Rio Tinto office will allow for expanded engagement and…

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EGA: Auto certified

Published: July 18, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium has received its certification to IATF 16949:2016, the latest global standard established by the automotive industry which aims to ensure even more rigorous quality management in the global automotive supply chain. 

EGA has supplied aluminium to the automotive…

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Arconic/Boeing contract

Published: July 17, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Arconic has signed a new long-term contract with Boeing (NYSE: BA) to supply aluminium sheet and plate for all models produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

The multiyear contract, which extends and adds to the companies’ 2014 contract, is the largest to date and captures growth in the…

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Swiss tariff action

Published: July 10, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Switzerland has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organisation against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium, it said on Tuesday, the eighth WTO member to start such a challenge.

Under WTO rules, the United States has 60 days to settle the issue. After that time, Switzerland could…

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