Nonferrous

  • North American aluminum output moves higher in October Nov 10, 2010

    North American aluminum output ticked higher in October, with the annualized rate of production rising 1.4 percent to 4,692,299 tonnes.

  • North American aluminum output moves higher in Oct. Nov 10, 2010

    North American aluminum output ticked higher in October, with the annualized rate of production rising 1.4 percent to 4,692,299 tonnes.

  • Alcoa sees demand doubling by 2020 Nov 10, 2010

    Global aluminum demand will nearly double over the next 10 years on the back of population growth, urbanization and a drive for sustainability, according to Klaus Kleinfeld, chairman and chief executive officer of Alcoa Inc.

  • Alcoa sees aluminum demand doubling by 2020 Nov 10, 2010

    Global aluminum demand will nearly double over the next 10 years on the back of population growth, urbanization and a drive for sustainability, according to Klaus Kleinfeld, chairman and chief executive officer of Alcoa Inc.

  • Novelis to focus on high-margin operations, M&A Nov 10, 2010

    The planned closure of Novelis Inc.’s foil operations in Bridgnorth, England, will allow the company to focus more efforts on value-added products like can and automotive sheet, according to company executives.

  • Housing market woes hit Noranda Income Fund net Nov 10, 2010

    The closure in May of Xstrata Canada’s Kidd Creek zinc smelter in Timmins, Ontario, helped the Noranda Income Fund (NIF) record third-quarter earnings of Canadian $2.2 million ($2.19 million), down from second-quarter earnings of $C8.5 million.

  • Housing market woes hit Noranda Income Fund net Nov 10, 2010

    The closure in May of Xstrata Canada’s Kidd Creek zinc smelter in Timmins, Ontario, helped the Noranda Income Fund (NIF) record third-quarter earnings of Canadian $2.2 million ($2.19 million), down from second-quarter earnings of C$8.5 million.

  • Novelis to focus on high-margin operations, M&A Nov 10, 2010

    The planned closure of Novelis Inc.’s foil operations in Bridgnorth, England, will allow the company to focus more efforts on value-added products like can and automotive sheet, according to company executives.

  • Canadian coalition suing Anvil over Congo incident Nov 10, 2010

    A coalition of Canadian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has filed a class-action against Anvil Mining Ltd. accusing the Australian company of playing a role in alleged human rights abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  • Aleris swings to profit after Ch. 11 exit Nov 10, 2010

    Aleris International Inc. has returned to profitability, posting net income of $53.8 million on revenue up nearly 30 percent to $1.06 billion in the third quarter—its first full quarter since exiting Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection in June.

  • PM Recovery buys alloy maker Nov 10, 2010

    PM Recovery Inc. has acquired Kalco Metals Inc., a Wheatland, Pa.-based manufacturer of specialty metals and alloys.

  • Novelis net lifted by demand, prices Nov 10, 2010

    Improved global market demand and price increases helped Novelis Inc. post strong results for its second fiscal quarter.

  • Silicon maker eyes restart of idled site Nov 10, 2010

    Alcoa Inc. is in talks to sell a portion of its idled facility in Addy, Wash., to a startup silicon producer, representatives of both parties told AMM.

  • Silicon maker eyes restart of idled Alcoa site in Addy, Wash. Nov 10, 2010

    Alcoa Inc. is in talks to sell a portion of its idled facility in Addy, Wash., to a startup silicon producer, representatives of both parties told AMM.

  • Aleris swings to profit after Ch. 11 exit Nov 10, 2010

    Aleris International Inc. has returned to profitability, posting net income of $53.8 million on revenue that rose nearly 30 percent to $1.06 billion during the third quarter—its first full quarter since exiting Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June.

  • Novelis quarterly earnings boosted by higher demand, prices Nov 10, 2010

    Improved global market demand and price increases helped Novelis Inc. post strong results for its second fiscal quarter.

  • US copper mart skeptical about backwardation Nov 09, 2010

    Copper prices swung into backwardation and hit record official highs in London Tuesday, a move industry sources attributed more to investment plays than a real supply squeeze.

  • US copper mart skeptical of backwardation Nov 09, 2010

    Copper prices swung into backwardation and hit record official highs in London Tuesday, a move industry sources attributed more to investment plays than a real supply squeeze.

  • US copper mart skeptical about backwardation Nov 09, 2010

    Copper prices swung into backwardation and hit record official highs in London Tuesday, a move industry sources attributed more to investment plays than a real supply squeeze.

  • Tin gains 2.4 percent as ITRI foresees embargo Nov 09, 2010

    Tin exceeded its opening price by 2.4 percent in Tuesday’s official trading on the London Metal Exchange, one day after industry organization ITRI announced that the market will refuse to accept untraceable material from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and surrounding countries starting in April 2011.

  • Benefit cutbacks for Century retirees has union up in arms Nov 09, 2010

    Century Aluminum Co.’s decision to terminate health-care benefits for all retirees from its Ravenswood, W.Va., smelter has union members up in arms, with labor officials considering taking the matter to court in search of a solution.

  • Union up in arms over Century Aluminum retiree benefit cutbacks Nov 09, 2010

    Century Aluminum Co.’s decision to terminate health-care benefits for all retirees from its Ravenswood, W.Va., smelter has union members up in arms, with labor officials considering taking the matter to court in search of a solution.

  • Bismuth prices off as consumers sit on sidelines Nov 08, 2010

    Bismuth prices have softened slightly as consumers are cautious after steady increases since the start of the year.

  • British regulator receives complaint about ETF plans Nov 08, 2010

    Britain’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) has received a complaint about proposed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are set to be backed by physical metal.

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