News - 1 Apr 2003
Environmental approval has been granted for (Australia) Queensland’s most ambitious civil works project, the $3.8 billion Aldoga aluminium smelter in Gladstone.
While details of how the...
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 - 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 - 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 - 19 Aug 2002
As part of its strategy to concentrate on its core business, carbon steels, Corus is set to offload its 20% stake on Aluminerie Alouette, aluminium smelter in Canada to Alcan. The sale is worth US$165...
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 - 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 - 29 Apr 2002
Alcan have just completed a 20% acquisition of the Aluminerie Alouette consortium.
Alouette is a first class aluminium smelter with facilities in Quebec, Canada. The plant has a capacity of 243,000...
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...
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...