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U.S. treasury sanctions a network of companies procuring aluminum products for Iranian nuclear program

20 July 2019 - 12:46
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) put sanctions against a network of front companies and agents on July 18, 2019, who are involved in the procurement of aluminium materials for sanctioned elements of Iran’s nuclear program.

Apex Aluminum Extrusions appoints Tony Da Silva as Vice President of Engineering

20 July 2019 - 12:41
Apex Aluminum Extrusions, a premium North American aluminium extruder, has appointed Tony Da Silva, MBA, P.Eng., as Vice President of Engineering. He will report directly to Bill de Koning, Chief Operating Officer of Apex Aluminum Extrusions.

Demand for photovoltaic-use aluminium extrusion to stay strong in China in H2 2019:

19 July 2019 - 14:42
According to Shanghai Metals Market, demand for photovoltaic-use (PV-use) aluminium extrusion is likely to stay strong across China in the second half of the year, as the National Energy Administration (NEA) released on Thursday, July 18, the remaining quotas for residential solar qualifying for a 2019 subsidy, which was at 1.27GW.

Gränges’ Shanghai production facility receives ASI certification

19 July 2019 - 14:34
Gränges’ production plant in Shanghai, China, has been certified against Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium. The facility produces aluminium strips and plates for the auto industry.

Indonesia’s mining giant plans to invest billions in expanding aluminium smelting

19 July 2019 - 14:28
Indonesia is reportedly planning to spend billions of dollars in building aluminium and nickel smelters and reshaping its mining industry, in a bid to cut decades-long dependence on costly imports to meet domestic demand. Report says the Southeast Asian country is seeking to make building smelters mandatory for the miners.

India to impose ADDs on coated steel imports

18 July 2019 - 14:35
India's directorate-general of trade remedies (DGTR) has recommended anti-dumping duties (ADDs) of varying rates for imports of aluminium and zinc-coated steel products from China, South Korea and Vietnam.

The U.S. primary aluminium production up by 40% in H1 2019; Canada production drops about 3%

18 July 2019 - 13:10
The Aluminum Association, in cooperation with the Aluminium Association of Canada, reported primary aluminium production in North America (U.S. and Canada) was at an annual rate of 3,991,956 tonnes during June 2019, a drop of 13,354 tpy or 0.3% from May 2019.

Unloading of More Than 1,560 Wagons in 48 hours

17 July 2019 - 16:35
Tenova TAKRAF is pleased to announce the successful achievement of the 48-hour performance test for a major bauxite expansion project in Guinea. This important project milestone, for this complex greenfield/brownfield project, was achieved on 1 July 2019.

Indian Govt Recommends Imposition of Provisional Anti Dumping Duty on Galvalume Steel Products

17 July 2019 - 12:48
Indian govt has issued preliminary findings in its initiated investigation of anti-dumping on the imports of Aluminum and Zinc coated flat products originating in or exported from China PR, Vietnam and Korea RP.

Uniprom opens silumin alloys production unit at its local aluminium smelter KAP

16 July 2019 - 08:56
Montenegrin aluminium company Uniprom has reportedly opened a silumin alloys production unit worth 10 million euro or $11.3 million at its local aluminium smelter KAP. The news arrived after the government officially announced about the opening of the manufacturing unit on Monday, July 15.
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