Hydro takes final build decision on Husnes lineWed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Hydro has made a final build decision to invest NOK 1.4 billion at the aluminium plant in Husnes, Norway, to upgrade and start-up the plants second production line, which will double the plants aluminium production and create 90 more jobs.
Refractory minerals taken off US tariffs list; TiO2 pigments ...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:30:00 GMT
Graphite, magnesia, alumina and silicon carbide are excluded from the list of China-origin materials subject to a new US tariff, as are antimony, rare earths and barite. Pigments such as titanium dioxide will also be subject to the duty, as will refractory finished products, some ceramic minerals such as kaolin, and lithium.
Here's why nickel prices dropped moderately amid US-China trade ...Sat, 15 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Unlike other base metals, nickel prices dropped moderately ... demand for base metals. The commodity, used for making alloys, has dropped about twelve percent since the mid of June, while other base metals like copper and zinc had lost more than eighteen ...
Russia: Yakutugol modernizing machinery of the processing factoryFri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
In 2018 the titanium manufacture of Chepets Mechanical Works turns 10. The company has mastered the manufacture of 300 types of products of titanium and alloys under the program of import substitution. In particular, it can produce capillary, ribbed and extremely thin-walled seamless pipes, as well as pipes with spiral ribs for reactor machinery o
Hydro and Rio Tinto end acquisition process for Icelandic aluminium ...Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Hydro and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement to end the acquisition process for Rio Tintos Icelandic aluminium plant ISAL, including its interests in Dutch anode facility Aluchemie and Swedish aluminium fluoride plant Alufluor.
Russia: steel deliveries to construction companies down in January-August ...Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Rushydro and Rusal have taken a pause in the construction of the Taishet Aluminum Plant because of the sanctions. Earlier the Rushydro CEO Nikolai Shulginov noted that the company deemed it necessary to review the initial conditions of participation in the project. Rusal began constructing the plant in Irkutsk region in 2006, but had to
Russia: ferrous metals exports down in July 2018Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
In August Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works exceeded its manufacturing plans. In particular, the metallurgical manufacture surpassed the plan on steel production using vacuum arc remelting technique. Nickel-containing steel and alloys accounted for some 1400 tons. The company has also mastered the manufacture of slabs of corrosion-resistant heat-resistant steel. In August ZEMZ produced 4.876 thousand tons of
Hydro on top: Selected industry leader on Dow Jones Sustainability ...Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
For the second consecutive time, Hydro is selected industry leader in the aluminium sector and listed on top of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).
Russia: China Minmetals sues ChMKTue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Russias Economic Development Ministry expects aluminum producer UC RUSAL to finish registration in a special administrative region in October, Minister Maxim Oreshkin declared on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum on September 11. The law will come into force soon, now all bylaws are being prepared, there will be some adjustments including legislative adjustments.
Russia: EZOTsM to become largest manufacturer of components for ...Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Bratsk Aluminum Works is going on with its ecological modernization. At present another gas-purifying machine is being assembled at the site. The electric filters operating since 1966 are gradually replaced. Now the company is finishing the assembly of 2 such machines, each with the cost of over 100 million rubles. Moreover, 7 years ago the
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