Aluminium Mining News

Young Australians oblivious to mining

Despite mining contributing about 6 per cent of the country's GDP, a study revealed that almost six out of 10 of young Australians know nothing at all about mining careers.

EU heads discuss bold-or-fold strategy toward Trump tariffs

European leaders sought unity on Wednesday toward threatened U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminium, balancing the views of those most fearful of a trade war and those determined not to be bullied into concessions.

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.

U.S. producers hurt by Chinese steel wheel imports – trade panel

The alleged dumping margins ranged from 12.1 percent to 231.7 percent, and U.S. imports of the products from China in 2017 were estimated to total $388 million.

Qatar Petroleum says will list 49 pct of its shares in aluminium plant

The state energy giant will list 49 percent of its shares in the country's aluminium smelter plant Qatalum in a public offering.

Russia's NLMK says could close U.S. business due to tariffs

NLMK is Russia's top steelmaker.

U.S. cuts off Brazil tariff talks, adopts steel import quotas

Brazil on Wednesday contradicted a United States announcement that the two countries had reached a deal on a permanent exemption from steel and aluminum import tariffs, saying the Trump administration had unilaterally cut off talks.

Chairman of En+ says working on reducing Deripaska's stake

Greg Barker welcomed a decision by the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday to give investors an extra month to divest or transfer their holdings in En+ Group and other sanctions targets.

Metals maker Arconic slashes forecasts, shares slide

Prices to remain high due to sanctions, tariffs.

EU needs 'full' exemption from U.S. tariffs -France's Le Maire

"We cannot live with full confidence with the risk of being hit by those measures"

Commodities are flashing a once-in-a-generation buy signal

Since the commodities supercycle unwound nearly 10 years ago, many investors have been waiting for the right conditions to trigger mean reversion and lift prices.

U.S. Commerce Dept finds aluminum sheet imports from China subsidized

The government agency calculated preliminary subsidy margins ranging from 31.20 to 113.30 percent of the value of the imported common alloy aluminum sheet.

EU demands compensation for U.S. steel tariffs at WTO

In a step already taken by China, the EU said it did not accept the "national security" justification for the U.S. tariffs.

Rusal sanctions shockwaves slam into aluminium market: Andy Home

Physical premiums in the United States are at three-year highs and the price of alumina is going haywire.

Global bauxite production to grow: BMI

A new report issued by BMI research states that global bauxite production growth will accelerate over the coming years.

Rio to call force majeure on some Rusal-linked contracts

Almost all of Rio's aluminium production comes from a joint venture with Rusal in Australia.

Eurasian Resources Group: market outlook 2018

The past couple of months have featured a broad retracement of the metals complex, away from the recent highs.

Can China fill aluminium shortage after Rusal sanctioned?

International prices, which have shot up more than 10 percent since the sanctions were announced, will have to rise further to lure exports from China.

LME to suspend Rusal's aluminium from approved brand list

The LME will suspend Rusal's aluminium from its list on April 17 after some members raised concerns about settling LME contracts with sanctioned companies.

Canadian miner A-OK despite U.S. sanctions against Russian companies

Despite analysts predicting that sanctions against Oleg Deripaska may cause a turmoil in the mining world, Kinross made an effort today to stand clear from such possibility.

US sanctions on Rusal threaten aluminium turmoil: Andy Home

The first casualties of Deripaska's inclusion on the U.S. Treasury's sanction list announced on Friday have been the share prices of EN+ and Rusal.

Rio Tinto stands to win from Rusal sanctions

US consumers to lose.

How aluminum oxide's liquid-like properties protect nuclear plants

Thin layers of solid oxide protective coating for metals can deform as if they were liquid filling rust-caused cracks.

Sanctions on Russian tycoon Deripaska will create global ripples

Deripaska is the main owner of the conglomerate EN+, which in turn is the co-owner of some of the world's biggest metals producers.

China launches WTO complaint on U.S. tariffs linked to IP issues

Beijing has sought consultations with the United States, the first step in a WTO dispute, over its announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports.