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  • ITA’s FeSi ruling seen having little impact Mar 07, 2014

    Ferrosilicon market participants expect the recent preliminary anti-dumping decision by the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) on imports from Russia and Venezuela to have little immediate impact on the market.

  • Superior earnings dented by lower metal tags Mar 07, 2014

    Superior Industries International Inc.’s profits narrowed by 26.1 percent in 2013 amid lower aluminum prices and shipping volumes.

  • Commerce lowers subsidy duty on aluminum extrusions Mar 07, 2014

    The Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has amended its final countervailing duty determination on aluminum extrusions from China following rulings by the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals.

  • Alcoa names new Latin America chief Mar 07, 2014

    Alcoa Inc. has promoted Aquilino Paolucci to president of its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Quanex eyes deals after Nichols sale Mar 06, 2014

    Quanex Building Products Corp.’s sale of its Nichols Aluminum LLC subsidiary to Aleris International Inc. will give it the proceeds to chase acquisitions in the fenestration industry, company executives said.

  • Midwest aluminum premiums slip Mar 06, 2014

    Midwest aluminum premiums dropped again this week as market sources fretted about increased import volumes and the potentially chilling impact of a cold winter on demand.

  • Rio Tinto Alcan confirms Arvida outage Mar 06, 2014

    Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. confirmed a planned maintenance outage at its Arvida smelter in the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec.

  • Longhi to exit RTI board, Strome retiring Mar 06, 2014

    Mario Longhi, citing the "increasing demands" of his role as president and chief executive officer of U.S. Steel Corp., will leave the board of directors of RTI International Metals Inc., according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.

  • Ormet gets court approval for boiler plates sale Mar 06, 2014

    Ormet Corp. has received bankruptcy court approval to sell about 1,700 tonnes of boiler plates as steel scrap in a deal valued at $682,100.

  • Quanex trims loss despite repair costs at Nichols mill Mar 06, 2014

    Quanex Building Products Corp.’s net loss narrowed in its fiscal first quarter as it prepared to sell its Nichols Aluminum LLC aluminum sheet products subsidiary.

  • ITA's initial ferrosilicon ruling mixed Mar 05, 2014

    The U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has issued a mixed preliminary decision in an anti-dumping case on ferrosilicon from Russia and Venezuela.

  • Explosion damages furnace at Aleris plant Mar 05, 2014

    An explosion rocked a furnace at Aleris International Inc.’s Coldwater North facility in Michigan, a company spokeswoman told AMM.

  • Alliance Magnesium aims to go public Mar 05, 2014

    Alliance Magnesium Inc. plans to become a publicly traded company by the end of 2014, around the same time that its pilot plant is expected to start production, the company’s top executive said in an exclusive interview with AMM.

  • China firm said eyeing Calif. aluminum project Mar 04, 2014

    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.

  • Alliance Magnesium to build $451.5M smelter Mar 04, 2014

    Alliance Magnesium Inc. plans to build a Canadian $500-million ($451.4-million) primary magnesium smelter in Asbestos, Quebec, it said.

  • Orbite chief exec Boudreault steps down Mar 04, 2014

    Richard Boudreault has stepped down as president and chief executive officer of Orbite Aluminae Inc. and resigned from its board of directors.

  • Alliance Magnesium plans pilot operation in Quebec Mar 04, 2014

    Alliance Magnesium Inc. plans to build a pilot magnesium plant in Asbestos, Quebec, as it looks to make "clean magnesium" for the transportation sector.

  • AK-Novelis suit accents steel vs. aluminum fight Mar 03, 2014

    A lawsuit filed by AK Steel Corp. against Novelis Corp. and a former employee highlights the ongoing fight between steel and aluminum interests for market share in the automotive industry.

  • Aluminum prices fall on Ukraine jitters Mar 03, 2014

    The immediate impact of the movement of Russian troops into Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula may be investor risk aversion and a strong U.S. dollar, driving down aluminum prices, market sources said.

  • Titanium still facing competitive pressure: RTI Mar 03, 2014

    Competitive pressure is continuing in the titanium spot market, the top executive of RTI International Metals Inc. acknowledged.

  • Copper North appoints Meade chief exec Mar 03, 2014

    Copper North Mining Corp. has appointed Harlan Meade president and chief executive officer.

  • Commerce rescinds review of brass imports from Japan Mar 03, 2014

    The Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has rescinded its anti-dumping duty administrative review of imports of brass sheet and strip from Japan from Aug. 1, 2012, to July 31, 2013.

  • Rio Tinto Alcan in transport extrusions deal Feb 28, 2014

    Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada have signed a five-year deal to develop aluminum extrusions for the ground transportation sector.

  • Rio Tinto Alcan trims staff in Cleveland Feb 28, 2014

    Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. has “let go” of five employees at its Cleveland sales office as it adjusts to having less production capacity in North America, a company spokeswoman said.

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