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  • Ormet seeks OK to sell alumina Mar 28, 2014

    Ormet Corp. is seeking approval to sell about 24,000 tonnes of alumina to Trafigura AG for nearly $6 million, according to court documents.

  • HudBay’s copper reserves climb 7.4% in 2014 Mar 27, 2014

    Copper equivalent proven and probable mineral reserves at HudBay Minerals Inc.’s projects increased 7.4 percent year on year to some 3.9 million tonnes in 2014, the company said March 26.

  • LME decision may stir price confusion Mar 27, 2014

    A decision by the United Kingdom’s High Court of Justice to block new LME warehouse rules could create confusion over the direction of prices and regional premiums.

  • Titanium shipments decline in 2013 Mar 27, 2014

    Titanium shipments declined in 2013, with data that previously pointed to a sharp increase revised by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

  • Stack tapped to lead Aleris’ rolled products Mar 27, 2014

    Aleris International Inc. has named Sean Stack to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief executive officer of North America rolled products effective April 1.

  • Midwest aluminum premiums narrow Mar 27, 2014

    Midwest aluminum premiums remain on a steady downward course as buyers appear to be winning a tug of war on price.

  • Aleris targets Asian aerospace growth Mar 27, 2014

    The Asian aviation industry is booming. As demand for air travel increases in step with the region’s growing affluence, so too does the need for new commercial aircraft.

  • Boeing builds airplanes in world's largest room Mar 27, 2014

    In a building some 25 miles north of Seattle, several thousand people are quietly going about their daily jobs.

  • Noranda directors resign, shares tumble Mar 26, 2014

    Two Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. directors have resigned, one of them a senior partner at major stakeholder Apollo Global Management LLC, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Lowell Copper, Minaurum ink option deal Mar 26, 2014

    Lowell Copper Ltd. has signed a definitive option agreement on Minaurum Gold Inc.’s Santa Marta volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) project in Oaxaca, Mexico.

  • WTO rules for US in dispute vs China Mar 26, 2014

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has sided with the United States in a dispute over export restrictions by China on tungsten, molybdenum and 17 rare earths elements, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman said March 26.

  • Noranda case should be expedited: lawyer Mar 26, 2014

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s petition for a lower power rate for its New Madrid, Mo., smelter should be processed quickly, an attorney for the state’s power regulator said.

  • Aero growth set to buoy aluminum demand Mar 26, 2014

    Historically high order books at Boeing Co. and Airbus SAS are set to keep the aerospace industry buoyant for some time.

  • Sanctions on Russia could hit metal: Roskill Mar 26, 2014

    Additional sanctions on Russia would be “inconvenient” but not critical for the aerospace titanium market in the West and also could boost demand for nickel producers in North America and the European Union, according to Roskill Information Services.

  • Copper Mountain crusher on schedule Mar 25, 2014

    Construction of a secondary crusher at Copper Mountain Mining Corp.’s flagship mine is on schedule to be completed by mid-summer, the company said in a statement March 25.

  • Exide gets agency’s OK on lead smelter plan Mar 25, 2014

    Exide Technologies Ltd.’s plan to reduce arsenic emissions at its Vernon, Calif.-based lead smelting facility has been approved by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

  • Globe files lawsuit in air permit fight Mar 25, 2014

    A subsidiary of Globe Specialty Metals Inc. has accused environmental officials in Mississippi of violating its constitutional rights by issuing an air permit to potential domestic competitor Mississippi Silicon LLC.

  • Alcoa names finance chief for rolled products business Mar 25, 2014

    Alcoa Inc. has promoted Glenn Miller to chief financial officer of its global rolled products business effective May 1.

  • Wal-Mart OK’d to participate in Noranda case Mar 25, 2014

    The Missouri Public Service Commission has given Wal-Mart Stores Inc. permission to intervene in an electricity rate case brought by Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. against Ameren Missouri.

  • First Nickel’s net loss widens despite increased revenue Mar 24, 2014

    First Nickel Inc. (FNI) fell deeper into the red last year despite stronger revenue and a 46.6-percent increase in nickel output at its Lockerby Mine in Ontario.

  • Midwest aluminum premiums slide Mar 24, 2014

    Midwest aluminum premiums have continued to fall, but some sellers cautioned that buyers might have become too complacent about the downward trend remaining in place.

  • Tsingshan plans to build NPI plant in China Mar 24, 2014

    Tsingshan Holding Group Co. Ltd. is building an integrated nickel pig iron plant in China that will be the world’s first to use nickel sulfide concentrate directly to make stainless.

  • Grooms Aluminum to build toll processing plant Mar 24, 2014

    Grooms Aluminum Processing LLC plans to build a greenfield aluminum toll processing facility in Ashville near Birmingham, Ala.

  • International Wire ’13 results improve despite mixed sales Mar 24, 2014

    Copper wire products manufacturer International Wire Group Holdings Inc. returned to profitability in the fourth quarter, and its full-year net income jumped 55 percent compared with the previous year.

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