April 2020

ALUMINA SNAPSHOT: Australia alumina price hits lowest since September 2016

Key pricing data from the pricing session for Fastmarkets’ alumina index, fob Australia, on Thursday April 2.

Norsk Hydro delays Husnes ramp-up, starts temporary layoffs, freezes capex

Norsk Hydro has decided to postpone adding 95,000 tonnes per year to capacity at the Husnes aluminium plant in Norway in light of the rapidly deteriorating market conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Arconic Inc completes split into Howmet Aerospace, Arconic Corp

Arconic Inc has completed its separation into two standalone companies, with one focused on aerospace and transportation, and the other on aluminium sheet, extruded and architectural products.