Century Aluminum loss nearly triples as weak market, LME weigh

Jul 31, 2013 | 09:57 AM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Century Aluminum, Michael Bless, London Metal Exchange, earnings report, LME warehouse, power contract, Big Rivers Electric Corp, aluminum Michael Cowden

CHICAGO — Century Aluminum Co. anticipates higher aluminum prices despite global economic uncertainty as well as the potential impact of proposed warehousing changes by the London Metal Exchange.

The Chicago-based aluminum company conceded that a strong U.S. dollar had hurt commodity prices, but said that solid U.S. transportation and construction markets had offset China’s slowing economy and struggling markets in Europe and elsewhere.....

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