News - 9 Oct 2002
It was announced today that Alcoa would initiate a tender to purchase 3.5 million shares in the Norwegian company Elkem.
They have offered to purchase the shares at 175 Norwegian kroner. If the...
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 - 29 Jul 2002
Hydro Aluminium and Russian Aluminium producer, Rusal have furthered their existing relationship by entering into a 10+ year agreement. The terms of the agreement cover production and sourcing of high...
News - 3 Jul 2002
Following the development of an all aluminium engine block, the board at Norsk Hydro have approved a major expansion project for VAW Alucast in Dillington. They have already committed 76 million Euros...
News - 29 May 2002
Metals can help in achieving globally sustainable development, two leading Australian researchers claimed today.
Metals are not biodegradable, have a virtually unlimited lifespan, and can be...
News - 30 Apr 2002
Pechiney, Gove Aluminium Finance and Hydro Aluminium, the joint venture partners in the Tomago Aluminium project (Australia) have agreed to increase the output of the plant.
News - 23 Apr 2002
MG Rover will source engines from Ford for use in their supercar, which is due to start production some time next year. The production versions of the supercar are based on the concept coupe labeled...
News - 3 Apr 2002
Swiss based Glencore International has agreed to buy the bankrupt Vanalco aluminium smelter in Vancouver for US$24.25 million, although no plans have been announced for the plant as yet. However, it...