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Our core purpose is to consistently meet or exceed the reasonable expectations of our major stakeholders (which specifically include our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and the communities that surround us). We do this by creating value through the manufacture of high-value aluminium semi-fabricated products. In doing so, we contribute to the upliftment of the standard of living in the region. We achieve this by stimulating business activities associated with adding value to the large quantities of primary aluminium produced in the region and through pursuing related business opportunities within which we can further apply our capabilities.


GFG agrees to buy Duffel aluminium plant in Belgium from Novelis

By: Reuters     6th December 2019 GFG Alliance, owned by British commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, has agreed to buy the Duffel aluminium plant in Belgium from Novelis, the group said on Friday. The deal for the plant, which supplies the auto industry and is one of the largest rolling mills in Europe, adds to a string of... 

Apple buys first carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa, Rio Tinto JV

By: Simone Liedtke     6th December 2019 Technology company Apple has bought the first-ever commercial batch of carbon-free aluminium from a joint venture (JV) between two aluminum suppliers. The metal is being made by Elysis, the Montreal-based JV of Alcoa and Rio Tinto. The JV was established last year, with $144-million in funding... 

Reservation policy working - Canavan

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th December 2019 Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan has alluded that the government would look at expanding the gas reservation policy to ensure continued gas supply to the east coast market. Quoting data from the recently released report by energy commentator EnergyQuest, Canavan noted that that east... 

Office chair for changing workspaces

By: Debbie French     29th November 2019 A task chair with an automatic tilt and suspension armrest was unveiled in Italy last year and is now available for order worldwide. As more organisations move towards the concept of shared workplaces and work points, the manufacturer identified a growing demand for a chair that adapts to the... 

Antiplastic trend raising aluminium demand – Novelis

By: Reuters     1st November 2019 Moves to reduce plastic packaging to protect the environment are starting to increase demand for aluminium packaging, the European head of Novelis, the world's largest producer of rolled aluminium products, said. Aluminium demand will also be underpinned by a trend towards more electrically... 

New a.b.e. Products To Protect Against Corrosion

22nd October 2019 a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has launched two new products: a.b.e. Rustopak Red Penetrating Sealant and a.b.e. Rustopak Top Coat that in conjunction deal with challenging existing corrosion, and inhibit the formation of new rust on metal while protecting concrete.  a.b.e. is part of the Chryso... 

Deficit feeds lead's rally, but surplus on the horizon

By: Reuters     18th October 2019 Unexpected shortages of lead due to supply disruptions have helped prices of the car battery metal to outperform other metals such as copper, aluminium and zinc, but looming surpluses mean this trend is unlikely to persist. Benchmark lead on the London Metal Exchange at around $2 200/t is up... 

Bloodhound LSR team lands in desert and gears up for high speed runs

18th October 2019 Bloodhound LSR team arrives at Hakskeenpan desert in South Africa for testing Car assembly begins after a successful journey overland from Johannesburg Painstaking process of clearing desert floor for safe high speed runs completed The Bloodhound LSR car has arrived safely at the Hakskeenpan... 

How a small aluminium maker won US trade protection

By: Reuters     18th October 2019 When Donald Trump won the White House, the sprawling aluminum smelter that hugs the Ohio River here was operating at less than half its capacity, and most of its skeleton crew of 270 remaining workers were fearful about their future. But Trump's tariffs have saved it, at least for now. 

Platina MoU paves scandium way

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th September 2019 ASX-listed Platina Resources has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with metals leader Traxys Europe to jointly assess scandium production and market development from Platina’s project in New South Wales. Under the terms of the MoU, Traxys will assist Platina to develop a strategic... 

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