News - 26 Mar 2003
Following the completion of their acquisition of Hydro’s 50% share in their joint venture, VAW-IMCO, IMCO Recycling have announced their intention to grow their international operations.
News - 18 Mar 2003
Embattled aluminium producer Columbia Falls Aluminum is facing a new dilemma after having told its staff that 175 of the 340 staff would be laid off last week. Apart from trying to retain skilled...
News - 18 Mar 2003
The proposed sale of Corus’ aluminium business to Pechiney has fallen through, as the Amsterdam Enterprise Court has rejected the application of Management Board to overrule the decision of the...
News - 12 Mar 2003
Since the reports yesterday that Corus was attempting to fast track the sale of its aluminium business to Pechiney there have been significant developments, both on this deal and relating to their...
News - 11 Mar 2003
Following a poor year in 2002 and an aborted merger with Brazilian steel maker CSN, Corus are trying to fast track the sale of their aluminium business to Pechiney.
The sale which was announced...
News - 7 Mar 2003
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently given their blessing to the first ceramic on ceramic hip implant.
Hip implants or total hip replacements are used to replace hip joints in...
News - 9 Feb 2003
The Federal Court if Australia has approved the shareholder meeting to vote on the demerger proposal for CSR. Following this, CSR has announced that they will be taking the proposal to its...
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 - 13 Jan 2003
Alcoa have just approved plans for the construction of the 322,000 ton, Fjaroaal aluminium smelter in East Iceland.
The plants is scheduled to be operational in 2007 and will cost Alcoa...
News - 10 Jan 2003
Alcoa recorded a loss for the 4th quarter of 2002. They sited a global manufacturing weakness that has persisted for longer than anticipated as a major contributing factor.
Areas that remained...