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December 9, 2016

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is frustrated that the proposed options within the consultation on new packaging recycling business targets do not reflect the ambition of the aluminium sector to maximise recovery and recycling of this valuable material. Although the trajectory proposed should lead to the UK achieving the targets in line with the EU Circular Econ Read More..

December 7, 2016

Alcoa has announced that Molly Beerman has been named Vice President and Controller of the company, and she will serve as principal accounting officer, effective Dec. 9. “Molly is a seasoned financial professional with a successful track record at Alcoa of driving process and operational improvements," said Alcoa Chief Financial Officer William Oplinger. "In addition to her accounting Read More..

December 6, 2016

UC Rusal has completed the sale of a 100% stake in Alumina Partners of Jamaica (‘Alpart’) to the Chinese state industrial group, JIUQUAN IRON & STEEL (GROUP) Co. Ltd. (‘JISCO’) for a USD 299 mln cash consideration. The divestment of Alpart does not affect Rusal’s 100% self-sufficiency in alumina. Vertical integration into efficient upstream assets remains one of the key pillars of Rusa Read More..

December 5, 2016

The new large facility at the aluminium company Hydro´s plant in Grevenbroich, Germany, got started recently: Hydro is producing first coils for customers at automotive line 3 (AL 3). This follows weeks of trials on how the new machines for EDT rolling, continuous annealing and coating of high-end car body sheet are working as such and as joint operations. Now first orders ha Read More..

December 5, 2016

Rio Tinto has reached an agreement to sell its assets at Lochaber, Scotland to SIMEC for consideration totalling $410 million (£330 million). The sale purchase agreement comprises the sale of Rio Tinto’s 100 per cent shareholding in Alcan Aluminium UK Limited which includes the operating smelter, the hydroelectric facilities at Kinlochleven and Lochaber as well as all associa Read More..

December 5, 2016

On a frosty December day 111 years ago, Hydro – the biggest commercial company in Norway – was established. Hydro has grown considerably from its humble beginnings in the heart of Telemark, approximately 100 kilometers from Oslo. Today it is a global company spanning 40 countries and 13,000 employees. “Norsk hydro-elektrisk Kvælstofaktieselskab” was born December 2 Read More..

November 21, 2016

Ball enjoyed its most successful Brau Beviale yet, hosting a range of customers, from small craft brewers through to big global brands, on their newly designed stand. Visitors to the stand were shown the latest industry innovations as well as Ball’s now extended range of cans, bottles and ends, as well as graphics and design capabilities. Conversations with existing and potential cust Read More..

November 16, 2016

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has struck a three-year deal to supply high-quality aluminium to the German luxury car maker BMW that will be used to manufacture car engines. EGA’s agreement is the first dir­ect deal of its kind with a ­major automotive company and comes amid intensifying efforts by the UAE to diversify its economy away from oil, the price of which has Read More..

November 15, 2016

Ardagh came out as one of the main winners in the prestigious international 2016 Canmaker Cans of the Year awards with two category gold medals and two silver medals. The feature that is common to all four successes is packaging innovation targeted at maximising customer benefits and consumer convenience. A patented threaded screw top finish, designed for on the go consumption on the r Read More..

November 14, 2016

Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) has announced a multi-year contract with Airbus valued at approximately $1 billion. The contract gives Arconic aluminium sheet and plate an unprecedented position on Airbus’ highest volume programs. “This large contract is a further important step to expand our leadership position in the aerospace industry," said Klaus Kleinfeld, Chairman and CEO of Arconic. "We are Read More..

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