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Alcoa’s adjusted profit tumbles 70%, aluminium deficit seen in 2016

By: Henry Lazenby     8th October 2015 US aluminium and speciality alloys manufacturer Alcoa has reported a 70% slide in adjusted earnings, saying strong productivity gains and solid midstream and downstream profitability were offset by low metal prices. Excluding special items, net income for the three months ended September 30 came... 

Alcoa wins contract to supply titanium for Lockheed’s F-35 Lightning II aircraft programme

By: Henry Lazenby     7th October 2015 Lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa has won a contract to supply titanium for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II aircraft programme, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Alcoa explained on Wednesday that under the contract, it would supply titanium for airframe structures for all... 

Alcoa investment to boost aerospace manufacturing capabilities in Virginia

By: Henry Lazenby     17th June 2014 Lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing firm Alcoa on Tuesday said it would invest $25-million at its power and propulsion manufacturing facility in Hampton, Virginia, to scale up its manufacturing capabilities for lightweight high-volume jet engine blades. This investment supports... 


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