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 - 22 Oct 2002
Altech is pleased to announce the receipt of an order from Nalco / National Aluminium Company Limited of Bhubaneswar, India for an Altech Metal Skimming System.
The Altech Metal Skimming System is...
News - 18 Oct 2002
Alcan, have announced that they will reduce green house gas emissions from its Quebec facilities by an average of 285,000 tonnes compared to 1999 levels based on equivalent production levels. They...
News - 16 Oct 2002
Australian Magnesium Corp have secured an order for 15,000 tons of pure magnesium for its Stanwell project, which is still under construction. The new supply contract with an unnamed , major European...
News - 15 Oct 2002
Despite recently made investments into the Moultrie (USA) aluminium extrusions plant, Norsk Hydro have decided to close the facility by the end of 2002 due to continued low levels of business. A weak...
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 - 3 Oct 2002
It was announced today that Western Garnet International have acquired the German company Koninex Mineral Mahlwerk GmbH for an undisclosed sum.
Kominex collect, recycle and sell garnet and alumina...
News - 2 Oct 2002
The Alouette primary aluminium plant in Canada will be undergoing an expansion project following approval from shareholders. The total investment in the plant will CAD 1.41 billion and the project...
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 - 25 Sep 2002
Alcan have announced plans to re-organise their global fabrication technology sites. Consequently, the activities of Alcan’s research and development will be aligned more closely with operating...