Alcoa Mining News

Canada / U.S. big players announce world’s first carbon-free aluminum smelting process

Alcoa and Rio Tinto announced the launching of Elysis, a joint venture company whose goal is to push towards commercial production a newly discovered, carbon-free aluminum smelting process.

Alcoa ready to resume labor talks for Canada aluminum smelter

The smelter, which produces some 430,000 metric tonnes of aluminum annually, has been operating at reduced capacity by non-union workers since Jan. 11.

BHP takes top spot in brand value ranking

Glencore drops 11% in brand value after various allegations against it in the Paradise Papers.

Union at Alcoa Canada aluminum smelter backs strike mandate

Collective agreement for 1,030 unionized workers expires 11:59 EST Wednesday, after workers can legally strike and Alcoa will have right to lock them out.

Australian Mines creates COO role to advance cobalt-scandium-nickel projects

The move is aimed at advancing the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in Queensland

Moody's puts 175 energy and mining firms on review as low prices bite

Top miners BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Vale and Anglo American are among the firms at risk of rating downgrade.

Alcoa splits company to emphasize technology business

The mining side will keep the Alcoa name.

Rio Tinto, Alcoa step aside for Australia’s largest national park

They'll hand back more than 175,000 hectares of prime conservation land they have held since 1971 to West Australia, ditching plans to build a bauxite mine and an alumina refinery in the area.

Aluminum prices follow gold’s steps, down to four-year low

Market struggling with oversupply.

Aluminum giant Alcoa struggles with power for its three smelters in Canada

About 3,300 people would lose their jobs.

Alcoa opens Q4 earnings season on a positive note

Company expects aluminum demand to increase 7% this year

Alcoa's results lead markets down

US and Canadian markets dipped on Wednesday as earnings season began with Alcoa (NYSE:AA), the world's leading producer of aluminum, forecasting slower demand for the metal.

What Alcoa’s earnings mean for the stock market

Question: If Alcoa misses Tuesday's Wall Street’s profit target is that a troubling sign for the rest of corporate America and the stock market, which has yet to take a haircut despite declining profit expectations for the third quarter?

Brazil's aluminum output went up 3.7% in March

Brazil's aluminum output in March went up 3.7% to 125,000 tonnes, according to the national aluminum association, Abal.

Alcoa to curtail refining capacity

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced today that the Company will reduce its annual alumina production capacity by approximately 390,000 metric tons to align production with smelter curtailments Alcoa announced earlier this year and to reflect prevailing market conditions.

Alcoa shares rise on $1bn Airbus deal

U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa Inc (AA.N: Quote) said on Friday it won a multiyear contract worth about $1 billion to supply its new, lighter aluminum-based alloys for Airbus commercial aircraft. The news sent Alcoa stock up almost 1.8 percent to $15.55 in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange on a day when the broader market fell. Later in the morning, the shares were up 8 cents to $15.36. Image of an Airbus aircraft, operated by DHL, by Wikimedia Commons

Alcoa's Q1: big year-over-year growth for company

Alcoa Inc. (AA) has kicked off another earnings season with its first quarter posting of 27 cents earnings per share (EPS) on revenues of $5.96 billion. This met the Zacks Consensus Estimate on the EPS […]

Rusal Trails Alcoa With Owner's $12.8 Billion Snub to Investors

Bloomberg News reports: United Co. Rusal, the biggest aluminum producer, is trailing Alcoa Inc. and all other peers as billionaire founder Oleg Deripaska snubs shareholders’ pleas to end a two-year battle for control of OAO GMK Norilsk […]

Aluminum Market Walking Into A Bullish 2011

The aluminum market's lifeblood is manufacturing and packaging - and times are looking better in these early days of 2011. The metal is now trading at $2,505 per metric ton and continues to bounce around the $2,550 level, MF Global writes in a LME Daily Metals Report this week. While there's a strong floor at $2,430, upside resistance kicks in around $2,541, it said.

Aluminum to bloom after Q4 profit for Alcoa

Alcoa's operating earning beats Wall Street estimates as revenue rises 4% to $5.7bln. CEO predicts more aluminum growth this year.