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Improvement of Aluminum Reduction Cell Life

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Aluminum Reduction Cell Life  During bullish aluminum pricing cycle, smelter management typically emphasizes increasing production, but during bearish cycles, it turns to cost reduction strategies.  Unfortunately most of the smelter’s costs are determined by factors that are beyond the control of internal management.  For example:  Alumina, coke and power pricing are usually determined by long […]


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Aluminium Stewardship Initiative takes up climate change action in line with COP 21

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The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) was launched in 2012 to foster greater sustainability and transparency throughout the aluminium industry. Supported by key industry players, ASI is working with a broad base of stakeholders to assess industry-specific sustainability challenges, opportunities and needs. The COP 21 meetings in Paris in December 2015 have resulted in an agreement to keep […]


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World Aluminium Industry in 2015: A Recap

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An eventful 2015 comes to an end. There were challenges galore and opportunities umpteen for the Global Aluminium Industry to grow and innovate! The year was bearish for the entire metal market including aluminium and producers struggled hard to cope-up with the tough markets.  The consumption scene was more or less promising because of consistently […]


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Future of Vedanta in the face of high debt, low metal price and raw material crisis

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Vedanta ltd is trying hard to tackle multiple operational setbacks caused majorly by low metal price, rising debts and raw material scarcity. Vedanta has cut costs by as much as 25% throughout this market turmoil. Mr. Agarwal confirmed that the company will “tighten” capital spending and “do whatever is necessary” by way of innovation to survive this condition profitably. Vedanta is aiming at improving their core skill and technical expertise. However, unless the raw material security is assured in a market situation where metal price is at rock bottom, input costs are high and cheap imports are flooding the market, indigenous aluminium industry cannot grow in India.


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