News - 7 Aug 2003
Alcoa and Kobe Steel have announced that they will terminate their joint venture aluminium plants that produce aluminium can stock used in beverage cans. This decision has been undertaken as the joint...
News - 7 Jul 2003
Reliance Steel and Aluminum has just completed its acquisition of Ohio-based Precision Strip Inc for approximately $220 million, including about $26 million of debt.
Precision Strip is a metals...
News - 9 Apr 2003
The first ingots have rolled off the new extension production line at the Mozal aluminium smelter near Maputo in Mozambique. Production has commenced five months ahead of schedule.
The expansion to...
News - 16 Jan 2003
Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co have expanded operations into Europe and opened a facility on the Aeropole site in Gosselies, Belgium, through their subsidiary AMI Metals Inc.
The new facility will...
News - 24 Oct 2002
It was announced today that Corus will sell its Aluminium Rolled Products and Extrusions businesses.
The sale to Pechiney, the worlds fourth largest aluminium producer, for £543m ($841m)...
News - 26 Sep 2002
Alcan has sold its rolled products circles division. The Division located in Pieve, Italy has been sold to the Spanish, Aliberico Group. The transaction is expected to be completed...
News - 12 Jun 2002
Kobe Steel has entered into an agreement for Titanium Metals Corporation (Timet) to manufacture and market Kobe Steel’s Ti-9 alpha-beta titanium alloy under licence. Under the agreement, Timet...
News - 20 Mar 2002
Following on a poor performance and a loss of EUR 622 million for the Corus Group in 2001, they have decided to decided to divest their aluminium operations.
Corus is the fifth largest global...