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Geopolitical crises and the global aluminium industry: Uncertain waters

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The aluminium industry is a bedrock of modern manufacturing and infrastructure. Everything from automobiles to electronics to green energy to humble soda cans depends on this metal. However, geopolitical crises are disrupting this market. These crises include the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Red Sea Shipping crisis, rising tensions in the South China Sea, protectionism, and many […]


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Optimisation of bauxite resources and grades by systematic evaluation

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Abstract Like human being, each bauxite deposit is unique in its characteristics and requires thorough planning and systematic evaluation to optimise resources and grades. It is necessary to understand the short and long-term requirements of alumina refinery and accordingly target the grades, keeping in view the life of the mine. There should be strong coordination […]


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Reduced greenhouse gas emissions by the aluminium industry calls for further green investments

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It was encouraging to see that decarbonisation efforts across the global aluminium value chain by a number of companies paid off, as the latest available data on industry greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and production for 2022 were released by the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) in late February 2024. According to this data, industry-wide GHG emissions […]


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Alumex PLC expanding boundaries: A gateway to quality aluminium solutions in the international markets

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In the world of aluminium extrusion, Alumex PLC shines as a leader in excellence and innovation. With over 30 years of experience, we’ve become Sri Lanka’s top aluminium extrusion manufacturer and earned the trust of global brands worldwide. As we continue our journey towards excellence, Alumex PLC is thrilled to announce our expansion into both […]


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Regulations and tariffs distorting the global aluminium trade

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The global aluminium industry operates as a vast and intricate ecosystem, where even the smallest regulatory adjustments can set off chain reactions that ripple throughout the entire value chain. Governments hold considerable sway over the industry’s trajectory, from energy policies to trade tariffs. Any such decision made by governments can send shockwaves that reverberate among […]


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Alba: Forging a sustainable future through responsible practices

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Aluminium Bahrain BSC (Alba), one of the world’s largest aluminium smelters, recognises the significant role it plays in shaping the environmental and social landscape. Committed to responsible and sustainable business practices, Alba has implemented a comprehensive Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) roadmap, strengthening its alignment with Bahrain’s ambitious goals and the United Nations Sustainable Development […]


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Advantages of narrower and deeper slots in baked anodes

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Technological progress related to the production of anode-cutting machines is continuously developing and transforming to support the new energy and environmental challenges that the aluminium industry has been facing in recent years. Cutting slots in the anodes allow the gas produced during the electrolysis process to escape, thus improving the energy efficiency in the primary […]


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Assan Alüminyum: Pioneering Sustainability and Excellence in the Aluminium Sector

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As a major player in the global aluminium industry, Assan Alüminyum emerges as a leading flat rolled aluminium manufacturer with solid sustainable production practices and continuous growth through green investments. As one of the two largest aluminium foil producers in Europe and a leading flat rolled aluminium producer globally, Assan Alüminyum has a significant presence […]


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Hindalco’s clean energy initiative gains momentum

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India’s biggest aluminium manufacturing company and the world’s largest flat-rolled products player and recycler of aluminium, Hindalco Industries, is intensifying its focus on sustainability initiatives. Hindalco Industries aims to attain 30% of its energy mix from renewable sources by 2030, facilitated by the successful completion of phase one of its pumped hydro project. Additionally, the […]


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How can Brazilian aluminium play a strategic role in the push for the low-carbon economy

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Following the trajectory of most emerging markets, Brazil has driven investments to strengthen its national production seeking the meet of its domestic demand needs. The per capita consumption of aluminium products in Brazil, of 7.5 kg per inhabitant, contrasting with the global average of 22.4 kg/inhabitant, also highlights the universe of opportunities to be explored […]


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