February 2016 – Aluminum Industry news.

Alcoa, Inc recently announced plans to separate its metal-mining business from upstream manufacturing and is stepping up efforts to close higher-cost smelting and refining capacity as a global glut...

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Commercial Aerospace continues to heat up.

The business media has been reporting recently that the Boeing Company’s Commercial Airplanes division is finding it hard to meet demand for its staple aircraft, the 737. Boeing currently...

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How to Save on Heating Costs

While the ever popular “turn down the heat” is what we are told when asking how to save on heating costs, but there are more ways. Checking for drafts...

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February 2016 – Aluminum Industry news.

Alcoa, Inc recently announced plans to separate its metal-mining business from upstream manufacturing and is stepping up efforts to close higher-cost smelting and refining capacity as a global glut...

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Importers plead guilty to evading duties

Four executives have pleaded guilty to smuggling charges in connection with a scheme to evade U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese aluminum extrusions, according to documents filed in...

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Globe loses summary judgment bid

Mississippi Silicon LLC and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) was awarded a summary judgment against Globe Metallurgical Inc. in a permitting dispute regarding Mississippi Silicon’s proposed silicon...

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Turkish rebar shipments impacted by ruling

Turkish rebar shipments to the United States have suffered from significant uncertainty and minor disruptions ahead of a scheduled Sept. 9 trade ruling, according to U.S. traders and rebar...

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Copper to log deficit in 2016: HudBay

Copper is expected to be in "somewhat of a surplus" next year as new mine supply comes online, according to HudBay Minerals Inc. president and chief executive officer David...

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Ferrous scrap pricing sentiment loses steam

Market sentiment on monthly ferrous scrap prices appears to have lost some momentum as several steel mills have opted to fight dealers pushing for price hikes.

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ASA International looks to dismiss suit

ASA International Ltd. is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit that alleges its executives defrauded Lawrence Holdings Inc. and violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (Rico) Act when it...

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Kia building $1B auto plant in Mexico

Kia Motors Corp. has called a $1-billion agreement to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Monterrey, Mexico, “pivotal” to its plans in the U.S. market.

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AK plans Ashland blast furnace reline

AK Steel Corp. plans to take a 28-day maintenance outage in late October to reline its Ashland, Ky., plant’s blast furnace.

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