China firm said eyeing Calif. aluminum project

Mar 04, 2014 | 06:23 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Barstow, California, China Zhongwang, Scuderia Development, Eric Shen, aluminum, new capacity, secondary casthouse

CHICAGO — Chinese aluminum extrusion giant China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd. is considering building a $1.5-billion secondary aluminum plant in Barstow, Calif., according to city council records.

But the developer behind the project, Newport Beach, Calif.-based Scuderia Development LLC, disputed council records that China Zhongwang was involved with the project.

Liaoning, China-based China Zhongwang could not be reached for comment March 4.

"We are evaluating and considering the development of a very large-scale secondary aluminum plant. That’s where I’m going to leave it," Scuderia chief executive officer Eric Shen told AMM by telephone.....





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