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Glencore's former No. 2 aluminum trader sets up new shop

Glencore's former No. 2 aluminum trader Matt Lucke has opened a physical metals trading firm, becoming the first high-profile alumni of the commodity t.....Read More

Aluminum overcapacity deepens in China

Even as one-fifth of China's electrolytic aluminum capacity lies idle, producers are adding new facilities - a combination that will mean a glut of the.....Read More

Aluminium ingots move up on renewed offtake

Aluminium ingots moved up in an otherwise mute non-ferrous metal market here today on stockist buying amid renewed offtake from consumer industries.
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National Aluminium Company: HOLD

Global aluminium prices have been on a downtrend in the last few years. This has weighed on National Aluminium Company (Nalco) with its stock price falling.....Read More

Aluminum Outlook 2014: Million-Dollar Question Targets Physical Premiums

Certain indicators point to a 2014 for aluminum that looks a lot like the latest MMI trend… One of the toughest markets to read direction for has be.....Read More

Vedanta's Lanjigarh Rehabilitation colony hailed as a model

Vedanta's Rehabilitation colony in Odisha's Kalahandi district has come in for praise by a UNDP panel for its unique features and has been hailed a.....Read More

Aluminum Leads Drop in Metals on U.S. Budget, Stimulus Outlook

Aluminum prices in London fell for the first time in a week, pacing losses among industrial metals, amid prospects for a U.S. budget accord and speculation.....Read More

Vedanta to lose FTSE place to Royal Mail as miners' weight wanes

Vedanta Resources (VED.L) is set to drop out of Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100, ceding its place to recently privatised Royal Mail (RMG.L) and underlinin.....Read More

NALCO commercialises R&D process, signs pact with Green Energy

In a major step in Research & development, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has commercialised a laboratory-scale R&D process.
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Mining paralysis rendered 1 lakh jobless: Vedanta Resources' Anil Agarwal

Ban on iron ore mining in Goa and Karnataka is not only hurting the economy but has rendered as many as one lakh people jobless, Vedanta Resources chief An.....Read More

UN report recognises LCA work of EAFA

A new report, from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has used a number of Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) undertaken by the European Aluminium .....Read More

EU legislation 'stifling' growth of aluminium industry, warns ALFED

EU Legislation is “stifling” the aluminium industry’s competitiveness in Europe, a leading industrial body has said.

The A.....Read More

Aluminium rises on spot demand, overseas cues

January delivery inched up by 45 paise, or 0.41%, to Rs 110.55 per kg in business turnover of 3 lots

Aluminium prices edged up by 0.41% to R.....Read More

Aluminium enables cheaper hydrogen production

French scientists have managed to produce hydrogen by accelerating natural processes taking place in rocks deep below the Earth’s surface, possibly o.....Read More

Ess Dee Aluminium surges 7.6% as RBI allows FIIs to up stake

Shares of Ess Dee Aluminium soared by as much as 7.6 per cent after the Reserve Bank allowed foreign institutional investors (FIIs) to increase their stake.....Read More

Sinco-CNC.com Presents Its Custom Aluminum Products for 2014 Sinco-CNC is a well-known engineering manufacturer that specializes in the precision products industries. Recently, the company has announced the launch of its custom aluminum products. Sinco-

Sinco-CNC is a well-known engineering manufacturer that specializes in the precision products industries. Recently, the company has announced the launch of.....Read More

When Aluminum Outshines Gold: Aluminum's Valuable Plasmonic Properties Detailed

Humble aluminum's plasmonic properties may make it far more valuable than gold and silver for certain applications, according to new research by Rice U.....Read More

Innovative Aluminum Comes to the Factory

Manufacturing plants are getting brighter and cleaner. A Japanese-based company is adding to this trend with aluminum frames for workstations and factory s.....Read More

BJP flays Vedanta, L&T bauxite deal

The BJP has opposed the state government's attempt to consider bauxite supply from two mines in Rayagada's Kashipur block to refinery of Vedanta Al.....Read More

Aluminum Declines to Four-Year Low as Global Stockpiles Climb

Aluminum fell to the lowest since 2009 in London as stockpiles expanded to the highest in almost four months, underscoring concern that demand will trail o.....Read More

Copper rises as stocks erode, but down on month

* Jobs, inflation data point to recovery in Europe

* Copper stocks continue to decline on the LME and ShFE

* Rio Tinto to sto.....Read More

Aluminum Prices Round-Up: Primary Indian Aluminum Down for the Week

The week’s biggest mover on the weekly Aluminum MMI® was the Indian aluminum cash price, which saw a 2.2 percent decline. At $1,721 per metric to.....Read More

Aluminium down 0.3% on global cues

Metal for delivery in November traded lower by 0.28%

Aluminium prices fell by 0.30% to Rs 107.95 per kg in futures trading today as speculat.....Read More

World Aluminium Production At All Time High Of 4.24 Million Tonnes

According to the data estimates from International Aluminium Institute (IAI) showed that the total primary Aluminium production reached 4.24 million tonnes.....Read More

Vedanta Regrets Investing in Aluminium Project in Odisha

With raw material issues casting a shadow on his Rs 50,000-crore aluminium project in Odisha, metal czar Anil Agarwal said he regretted choosing India over.....Read More

With L&T deal through, Vedanta’s bauxite woes in Orissa largely over

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd's (VAL) $1-billion alumina refinery project at Lanjigarh will now have access to bauxite with the Orissa government getting favou.....Read More

Aluminium industry urges EU to close competitiveness gap

Releasing its 2012 sustainability performance indicators, the aluminium industry urged European policy-makers to address the major competitiveness gap caus.....Read More

China aluminium smelters face higher ratios for 2014 raw material buys

* Alumina annual term offers made at 17.8-18.5 pct of LME aluminium prices -sources

* Some deals done at 17.8 pct -sources

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Aditya Aluminium Asked to Return Land

IDCO has asked the Aditya Aluminium to return 135 acres of land acquired by it for its green field project of Aluminium Park at Lapanga after the State Gov.....Read More

Aluminium prices slide to four-year low

Aluminium prices have slid to a four-year low, in a development that will heap pressure on the struggling smelting industry.

Prices for alum.....Read More

Legal experts favour L&T, Vedanta JV on bauxite mining

Odisha govt dilly dallying over grant of mining lease to global engineering giant L&T

Vedanta’s bid to secure alternate bauxite su.....Read More

Alternative bauxite supplies continue to elude Vedanta

Hopes of supplies from Sijimali, Kutrumali mines hits legal roadblock

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd's (VAL) hope to source bauxite from Sijimali.....Read More

Odisha allows Vedanta to source bauxite from L&T mines: Agarwal

After a series of setbacks for his group’s Rs 5,000 crore alumina refinery plant at Lanjigarh in Odisha, founder and executive chairman of UK based V.....Read More

Hindalco’s low-grade bauxite raises fuel cost

Low quality partly on account of mines being old, partly because they weren’t of good quality in first place, say analysts

Hindalco In.....Read More

Indonesia's bauxite export ban set to take effect Jan 13, 2014

Indonesia's plan to ban the export of mineral ores, including bauxite, is now slated to take effect January 13, 2014, an official from the Directorate .....Read More

Hind Aluminium standalone Sep '13 sales at Rs 118.53 crore

Hind Aluminium Industries has reported a sales standalone turnover of Rs 118.53 crore and a net profit of Rs .....Read More

Aluminium prices: new warehouse rules come into focus

LME’s new warehousing rules—set to be implemented from 1 April—are designed to tackle lengthy metal delivery queues

Alumin.....Read More

Aluminium: The metal that just keeps on giving

Two hundred years ago, no-one knew aluminium existed. Today it is everywhere - in cans, window frames, packaging, even car bodies. New uses for it are cons.....Read More

The Aluminium Market Analysis, Financials and Forecasting 2013-2023


The previous year has seen a continuation of volatility in aluminium market prices, with prices increasing from $1843 per tonne in August 2012, to .....Read More

Aluminium Analysis and Forecast Q4 2013

Each Quarter FastMarkets and Sucden produce an analysis and forecast report for the Aluminium market, analysis on changes to aluminium prices in the global.....Read More

Ma’aden to start producing bauxite in 2014

Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Ma’aden) expects to start producing bauxite from a new mine in the second quarter of 2014.

Ma’aden and .....Read More

China’s copper, aluminium output rises to record high

China's production of refined copper rose 2.9% month-on-month to a second straight monthly record in October due to increased supply of raw material an.....Read More

Alternative bauxite supplies continue to elude Vedanta

Hopes of supplies from Sijimali, Kutrumali mines hits legal roadblock

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd's (VAL) hope to source bauxite from Sijimali.....Read More

Vedanta to ramp up alumina production to full capacity from Dec

The firm operates one-mtpa greenfield alumina refinery and an associated 75 Mw captive power plant at Lanjigarh in Odisha

Vedanta Aluminium .....Read More

Hindalco says coal mining delays to hit profitability

Aluminium and copper producer Hindalco Industries(HALC.NS) said on Tuesday that delays in obtaining coal mining rights would weigh on its profit growth, as.....Read More

End of the Aluminum Shuffle? Chalk up a win for Big Beer

Earlier this year, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission probed several banks and warehousing firms over their commodities storage practices.
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Higher Japanese scrap aluminum prices push buyers to alternatives

Rising scrap aluminum prices in Japan have forced some Japanese secondary aluminum alloy smelters to seek Russian feedstock, while some South Korean buyers.....Read More

These 5 Aluminum Producers are Losing Value Today

Aluminum producers are reversing gains achieved over October during Thursday trading. Industry heavyweight Alcoa (AA_) has plunged 6.4% to $9.04 and Centur.....Read More

Aluminium industry fundamentally hit by EU regulatory costs, says Commission’s study

Cost pressure of EU policies and regulations has put the European aluminium industry at a competitive disadvantage to its global rivals. This is the key fi.....Read More

Closure threat to Bedwas aluminium plant

Challenging market conditions puts Sapa Extrusions' Bedwas plant under threat of closure

An aluminum plant in Bedwas, which employs 132,.....Read More

New aluminium downstream plant opens in Dubai will produce 3,000 parts per day, with €6 million returns expected this year

Al Ghurair Group has opened its new plant in Jebel Ali, which will supply sun roof parts to top of the range vehicles such as Range Rover, Nissan, Jaguar a.....Read More

Novelis Expands Aluminium Recycling Capabilities at Latchford Plant

Novelis, the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, announced today the commissioning of its expanded recycling plant in Latchford, Warrington in.....Read More

Manufacturers urged to follow car industry and embrace use of aluminium

Businesses specialising in manufacturing and supplying aluminium have been urged to embrace the car industry’s growing demand for the metal or risk l.....Read More

LME MORNING – Base metals prices soft on dollar strength, Aluminium at 1-month low

Base metals prices were sideways to lower in Tuesday's premarket, with activity mostly of a technical nature, traders said.

"Market.....Read More

Non-Ferrous Metals Congress 2013

The 5th International Congress and Exhibition, Non-Ferrous Metals 2013, was held in Krasnoyarsk on September 3-6 and consolidated three international forum.....Read More

Shandong aluminium smelter construction

Shandong Nanshan Aluminium Co. Ltd., will invest up to US$5 billion for the construction of mineral processing facilities this year in Indonesia, a key sup.....Read More

Indonesia, Japan unlikely to agree on aluminum firm's nationalization

The Indonesian government and a Japanese consortium are unlikely to reach an agreement on the planned nationalization of an aluminum producer following mon.....Read More

China aluminium output seen at record 24 mln T this year -Chalco

Chinese aluminium output is likely to hit a record 24 million tonnes this year, a research director at the country's top producer of the metal said on .....Read More

Esra Ozer named President, Alcoa Foundation

Alcoa has named Esra Ozer President of Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the United States, effective October 31.

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Kobe Steel to produce aluminium sheet for automobiles in China

Kobe Steel, Ltd announces that it will establish a company in the Xiqing Economic-Technological Development Area in Tianjin, China to produce aluminium she.....Read More

Glencore has the monopoly of aluminum in Venezuela

Glencore, a commodities trading and mining company, purchases a part of the aluminum production earmarked for export. Additionally, through its representat.....Read More

Tata Solar Builds 10-Megawatt Plant for Jindal Aluminium

Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd., a unit of India’s biggest industrial group, completed a 10-megawatt photovoltaic plant for Jindal Aluminium Ltd.
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Aluminium futures down on weak global cues

Taking weak cues from global markets, aluminium prices fell marginally by 0.13 per cent, to Rs 113 per kg in futures trading today as speculators offloaded.....Read More

Aluminium hits 2-month high as new LME rules expected

* LME due to announce decision on warehouse rule changes

* Funds buy zinc and lead on good outlook

* Expectations of Fed tape.....Read More

Vedanta Aluminium aims to triple capacity

Vedanta Aluminium will triple its capacity by 2015 to 2.3 million tonnes to cater for an expected surge in demand in India, its managing director said, eve.....Read More

Aluminium up 0.7% on global trends - Increased demand at domestic spot markets also influenced prices

Aluminium prices today edged higher by 0.71% in futures trade mostly in line with a firming trend in the global markets.
 
Besides, incr.....Read More

Parallel aluminium universes move further apart

Global aluminium production rose by an annualised 454,000 tonnes to 46.93 million tonnes in September, according to figures out this morning from the Inter.....Read More

Aluminum Shipments by Japan Expand as Auto Demand Improves

Shipments of rolled-aluminum products by Japanese fabricators to domestic and overseas markets expanded 3.6 percent in September, the third straight month .....Read More

Aluminum foiled

 Aluminum is everywhere, from soda cans to car bodies, but news reports indicate that consumers have been paying too much for it. This summer, The New.....Read More

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What was once the largest private employer in its region is now Ohio's largest industrial layoff of the year.

Republican Gov. John Kasic.....Read More

Daily average aluminum output down 600 mt/day in September: IAI

Global primary aluminum output, excluding China, averaged 66,600 mt/day in September, down from 67,200 mt/day in August and from 66,900 mt/day in September.....Read More

Bauxite laden trucks stopped at Margao

 Protesting against 'injustice' meted out to them while engaging trucks for transportation of bauxite from the mine at Betul to the Mormugao P.....Read More

Aluminium up 0.1% on global trends - Increased demand at domestic spot markets influenced prices

Aluminium prices today rose marginally by 0.18% in futures trade mostly in line with a firming trend in global markets.

Besides, increased d.....Read More

Vedanta Aluminium aims to triple capacity

Vedanta Aluminium will triple its capacity by 2015 to 2.3 million tonnes to cater for an expected surge in demand in India, its managing director said, eve.....Read More

Free trade agreement with Europe

The Canadian aluminum industry applauds . The stage is set: Quebec must now ensure success!

MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - "The.....Read More

Venezuela's Guayana aluminum industry mortgaged to Glencore - Instead of an association of symbiosis, state-run Guayana aluminum companies are in a subordinate relationship to Glencore, the world's leading marketer of commodities

Venezuelan state-run aluminum companies have effectively become a kind of in-bond assembly industry working for Glencore, the world's leading marketer .....Read More

Vedanta Group approached PMG for expansion of Lanjigarh alumina refinery

The Vedanta Group has approached the Prime Minister’s Project Monitoring Group (PMG), for environment clearance for expansion of its Lanjigarh alumin.....Read More

CBI should probe into Naveen Patnaik's bauxite mines recommendation

Union Minister and Congress leader Srikant Jena today demanded a CBI probe into Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's recommendation for bauxite mines.....Read More

China's Overcapacity: New Projects Banned In Steel, Cement And Aluminum

China is finally getting serious about its overcapacity problem under a new plan targeting an array of industries that have seen too many competitors and s.....Read More

The Big Money to be Made in the Aluminium Sector

Miners and metal suppliers have had a tough year.

Share weakness reflects low commodity pricing, poor global prospects for basic materials a.....Read More

Mineral Production in Indiafalls by 0.2% y-o-y during August 2013

The index of mineral production of mining and quarrying sector in August 2013 was lower by 1.9% compared to that of the preceding month. The mineral sector.....Read More

Tribal welfare body bans bauxite mining in Andhra

The decision by the AP Tribes Advisory Council not to allow bauxite mining in the Vizag Agency might be the last nail in the coffin for the long-pending co.....Read More

LME Aluminum Stocks Jump Most in a Year as Financing Continues

Aluminum inventories tracked by the London Metal Exchange jumped the most in more than a year, following a gain in zinc stockpiles, amid continued appetite.....Read More

Aluminium price recovery hinges on global revival

A supply glut amid continued sluggishness in the global economy continues to depress prices of aluminium. The metal is currently trading at $1,836 a tonne .....Read More

Aluminium producers vent fury at LME changes to warehousing rules

Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan have been the focus of a storm of criticism of their metals warehouses during the summer. However, aluminium smelters such as Al.....Read More

Rs 15,000 cr alumina project to come up near Mundra: Minister

An alumina plant and aluminium smelter project worth Rs 15,000 crore would be set up near Mundra in Kutch district of Gujarat, Union Minister of State for .....Read More

Nalco's alumina exports in rise by 50% the first half

State-run National Aluminium Co's alumina exports in the first half of the current fiscal vaulted 50 per cent from a year ago, mainly on account of the.....Read More

Aluminum Producer Mulls $811 Million Refinery: Corporate India

National Aluminium Co. (NACL), India’s biggest state-owned producer, may invest 50 billion rupees ($811 million) to boost its alumina refining capaci.....Read More

Vedanta's Jharsuguda aluminium smelter lies idle even without protests

The woes of Vedanta, which has invested Rs 45,000 crore in the aluminium and power sectors in Odisha, is not limited to the denial of bauxite from the Niya.....Read More

Alcoa tops earnings outlook despite weak aluminum prices

Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc <AA.N> reported better than expected earnings on Tuesday, as strength at the unit that sells auto parts and other complex.....Read More

LME changes hurt aluminum premiums

Global aluminum premiums have fallen due to "confusion" over the London Metal Exchange's proposal announced on July 1 to overhaul its warehou.....Read More

Is Wall Street warehousing the price of aluminum?

Wall Street behemoths have been blamed for a host of misdeeds: gouging credit card users, deceiving mortgage applicants, rigging electricity markets and ma.....Read More

Profitability of Nalco, Hind Copper to improve on weak Indian rupee: ICRA

The weakening trend in Indian rupee is likely to help improve profitability of domestic non-ferrous metal producers like Nalco and Hindustan Copper as loca.....Read More

National Aluminium Company to pay Rs 322.15 crore as dividend to govt - Navaratna PSU approves a total dividend payout of 25%, which works out to Rs 1.25 per share.

Aluminium giant National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) has announced a total dividend payout of 25 per cent, amounting to Rs 322.15 crore for 2012-13, as a.....Read More

India's Hindalco commissions 1.5 million mt/year Odisha alumina refinery

India's Hindalco Industries is in the process of commissioning its new and fourth 1.5 million mt/year alumina refinery in the state of Odisha, a compan.....Read More

Vedanta Aluminum’s Anil Agarwal Pushing For Bauxite Mining Project

It’s been almost two months now since the Vedanta-owned alumina refinery in the Indian state of Odisha re-opened, after being shut for around seven m.....Read More

Steel Group Issues Statement Regarding Aluminum Association-Funded Report

The Steel Market Development Institute’s (SMDI) President Lawrence W. Kavanagh issued the following statement regarding the Oak Ridge National Labora.....Read More

Odisha plans bauxite prospecting at five places Odisha has 1.8 billion tonne of bauxite reserve which is nearly 55 per cent of the country's deposit

The state geology department has identified five places in Koraput and Kalahandi districts to carry out prospecting operation for bauxite, as part of its l.....Read More

Glencore, Chinese Group Bid to Develop Australian Bauxite Mine

Glencore Xstrata Plc (GLEN) and China’s Australian Indigenous Resources Pty submitted proposals to Australia’s Queensland government to develop.....Read More

Maoist threat to Collector, MLA over bauxite mining

After two Maoists were killed in two encounters with security forces on either side of Gandhamardhan hill range on August 30 and September 6, the Red wing .....Read More

Aluminium drifts lower on Fed taper doubt

Aluminium prices drifted lower on Tuesday along with other base metals as uncertainty about when the US Federal Reserve will start “tapering” i.....Read More

Alba on track to meet 2013 targets

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest and most modern aluminium smelters in the world, is on track to meet its growth targets despite low LME prices.....Read More

LME aluminium targets $1,639-$1,657 range in three months

LME aluminium may drop into a range of $1,639-$1,657 per tonne in three months, as indicated by its wave pattern and a Fibonacci ratio analysis.
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Rusal calls for aluminium production to be cut

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our.....Read More

Japan Q4 aluminium premium mostly set at $245-247-sources

Japan's aluminium premiums for October-December shipments were mostly set at $245-$247 per tonne, down from around $250 in the previous quarter, four s.....Read More

Aluminium producers unnerved by falling premia

Their low costs notwithstanding, Indian aluminium makers are treading on thin ice of profitability. Aluminium is trading at a four-year low on the London M.....Read More

Weekly Aluminum Market Roundup: LME, China Scrap Prices Up

The primary aluminum cash price rose 0.7 percent on the LME to $1,756 per metric ton after falling 4.5 percent during the previous week. The aluminum 3-mon.....Read More

Aluminum Outlook ‘Vulnerable’ in Long Term: Technical Analysis

Aluminum’s long-term outlook is “vulnerable” as prices extend a drop toward $1,758 a metric ton that marks the low set in June, according.....Read More

Aluminum Price in India Drops, China Scrap Stays Flat

The day’s biggest mover was the Indian aluminum cash price which dropped by 0.7 percent on Wednesday, September 11.

The 3-month price .....Read More

The Big Dow Industrials Shake Up: Aluminum Is Out And Sneakers Are In

Aluminum, printers and bank branches are out. Sneakers, credit cards, and fixed income and commodities trading are in.

Goldman Sachs, Nike a.....Read More

Aluminium premiums, queues fall as warehouse action expected

* Europe aluminium premiums down 20 percent since late June

* Queues fall as warehouses cut incentives to attract metal

* Alu.....Read More

Boost to growth prospects of Qatar in aluminium industry

Qatar’s immense growth prospects in the aluminium industry have got a fillip with yesterday’s announcement of two positions of Qatalum/Hydro Ch.....Read More

Aluminum Buyers in Japan Said to Win Lower Fees From Suppliers

Aluminum buyers in Japan, Asia’s biggest importer, won the first cut in nine months on fees they pay to producers as London Metal Exchange proposals .....Read More

Inventories, surplus output pile pressure on aluminium prices - High premiums have got much to do with aluminium stockpiles held at LME, mostly as part of financing deals

Tepid demand from principal consumption points like automobile, packaging and construction, yet to recover from the mauling of the world recession, has lef.....Read More

Weak aluminium prices may impact Hindalco's financials in FY14

Hindalco Industries Ltd has said that metals business will face challenges in the near term as aluminium prices continue to remain weak in the internationa.....Read More

Maoists hinder bauxite supply to Hindalco unit

Suspected Maoists have forcibly stopped the supply of bauxite from Red-hit Latehar district to Hindalco Industries' Renukut plant in Uttar Pradesh, con.....Read More

China aluminium firms likely to snub govt call to shift output overseas

China aluminium firms likely to snub govt call to shift output overseas

* China to urge aluminium producers to invest overseas rather than e.....Read More

LME aluminium to retrace to $1,800

LME aluminium to retrace to $1,800

LME aluminium may have completed a rebound from the Sept. 5 low of $1,785.25 per tonne, or the first roun.....Read More

£250,000 overhaul as aluminium group grows

£250,000 overhaul as aluminium group grows

Aluminium company Eltherington Group has revamped its stockholding business after making a £.....Read More

Vedanta seeks Odisha Government's intervention for alumina

Facing acute shortage of alumina for its smelter at Jharsuguda, Vedanta Aluminium has asked the Odisha government to impress upon National Aluminium Compan.....Read More

China, India raise alumina sales to Iran- Western sanctions have hit many sectors of Iran’s economy, including industries producing steel and other metals

Iran has hiked purchases of alumina from China and India in the past two months as the country scrambles to shore up supply after the US tightened sanction.....Read More

Bauxite Resources grows Fortuna deposit in the Darling Range of WA

Bauxite Resources (ASX: BAU) shares are set to rise today after increasing resources at its Fortuna bauxite deposit in the Darling Range, Western Australia.....Read More

Capral Limited to acquire OneSteel Aluminium business


Capral Limited (ASX: CAA) will pay $19 million for the OneSteel Aluminium business from OneSteel Trading Pty Limited, which is a subsidiary of Arri.....Read More

Sapa AS Established as Global Leader in Aluminum Solutions


Orkla ASA and Norsk Hydro ASA agreed in October 2012 to combine their respective profiles, building systems and tubing operations in a 50/50-owned .....Read More

Indian Aluminum Cash Price Shoots Up After Two-Day Decline


Monday, September 2, the day’s biggest mover was the Indian aluminum cash price, which saw a 8.6 percent increase. This increase comes after .....Read More

Glencore, JPMorgan sued over aluminum prices

Glencore Xstrata and JPMorgan Chase & Co face a U.S. lawsuit alleging they artificially inflated aluminum prices, the second legal challenge related to.....Read More

US Sanctions on Iran a Blessing for China, India Alumina Producers


For about the last two months, alumina producers in India and China have had it good with Iran, a country under US-sponsored sanctions, with the la.....Read More

Uncertainty in global aluminium market, limited price upside: BNP Paribas

 

There is a large amount of uncertainty in the global aluminium market with limited upside for prices, BNP Paribas metals analyst Stephen Br.....Read More

Aluminium faces tough future, warns Chalco


Aluminium Corp of China (Chalco), the nation's largest smelter of the lightweight industrial metal, warned of more tough times for the industry.....Read More

North American aluminum demand through H1 down 0.3% on year: trade group


US and Canadian aluminum demand, defined as shipments by domestic producers and imports, reached an estimated 12.157 billion lb in the first half o.....Read More

Aluminum Industry Seen by JPMorgan Unprofitable on LME Rule


Two-thirds of aluminum producers would be losing money because of lower premiums paid on top of exchange benchmarks if the world’s biggest me.....Read More

Aluminum Reaches Three-Week Low on Prospects for Larger Surplus


Aluminum reached a three-week low in London on prospects for a global surplus of the lightweight metal to expand. Copper slumped, narrowing the big.....Read More

Alcoa breaks ground on $275 million facility to make aluminum for cars

Alcoa broke ground today on a $275-million dollar expansion project.

Company and state leaders, including Governor Bill Haslam and Senator L.....Read More

China, India raise alumina sales to Iran after sanctions push others out

* Iran imported 30,000 T of alumina from China over June, July

* India's NALCO awards alumina tender to Iran producer

* S.....Read More

Producers seek Q4 aluminium premium of $250/T from Japan buyers-sources

 

Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $250 per tonne for October-December primary metal shipments, flat from th.....Read More

RBI allows NRIs to buy shares in Tai Indus, Madras Aluminium


The Reserve Bank today allowed non- resident Indians ((NRIs) to purchase shares in Tai Industries and Madras Aluminium Company as the total shareho.....Read More

Aluminium may slip to Rs 112 in short term

Sharekhan has come out with its report on Aluminium. According to the research firm, the metal is expected to go for a correction. The target area from a s.....Read More

Rio Tinto invests in French aluminium plant to cut power costs


Business Recorder reported that Rio Tinto has invested nearly EUR 80 million in its Dunkirk aluminium plant in the past 18 months and plans to inve.....Read More

UC Rusal to Upgrade Aluminium Smelter in Krasnoyarsk


UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL, Moscow Exchange: RUALR/RUALRS), a leading, global aluminium producer announces a USD 3 mln project aimed.....Read More

1,000 bags of aluminium powder seized

Around 1,000 bags of aluminium powder were seized from near Sikarpali railway station on Friday. Rayagada SP Rajesh Pandit said police had found some perso.....Read More

National Aluminium Company Limited inks fuel pact with MCL

The National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) on Wednesday signed a long-term fuel supply agreement with Mahanadi Coalfield Limited (MCL). As per the deal.....Read More

Kumar Mangalam Birla to raise Hindalco stake to 37% for Rs 2,165 crore

Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, will invest Rs 2,165 crore by October to raise his stake by 5% to 37% in Hindalco IndustriesBSE 0.....Read More

Aluminium down 1% on overseas trend- Aluminium for delivery in September shed by 0.91%

Aluminium futures prices fell by 1% to Rs 118.45 per kg today as speculators trimmed positions amid a weak trend in metal at the London Metal Exchange.
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Sterlite merger, Vedanta Aluminium business demerger effective

As part of amalgamation, Vedanta Group firm Sesa Goa today said its merger of Sterlite Energy and demerger of aluminium business of Vedanta Aluminium into .....Read More

Hindalco looks to world sports events to boost aluminium sales

Hindalco Industries, the world's biggest supplier of aluminium for cans, is counting on next year's soccer World Cup and the 2016 summer Olympics i.....Read More

Multiple pressure points for Nickel, Aluminium

Industrial metals have been on a roller coaster kind of ride in the past couple of years, falling and rising. But for Nickel and Aluminium, going ahead too.....Read More

Tomago upbeat in the face of aluminium industry downturn

Tomago Aluminium believes it is well positioned to ride out the industry downturn after carrying out a restructure to cut costs.

Last year around .....Read More

Warehouse upheaval to pile pressure on aluminium smelters

Proposed rule changes for industrial metals warehouses and increased scrutiny by regulators are likely to unleash stored aluminium, adding to the global su.....Read More

Goldman Sachs faces probe over fixing aluminium prices

Goldman Sachs has been subpoenaed by US federal regulators investigating complaints that its metals warehouses intentionally created delays and inflated th.....Read More

Hero Cycles opens aluminium cycle producing unit at Ghaziabad

Hero Cycles opened a new all-aluminium cycle producing unit at its existing facility in Ghaziabad to indigenise production of aluminium cycles by making it.....Read More

Copper, Aluminium prices hit two-month high

Copper and aluminium touched two-month peaks on Monday as signs of a pickup in top metals consumer China and expectations of encouraging euro zone data cou.....Read More