September 2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 10

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Thursday September 10 that are worth another look.

New Day Aluminum signs bauxite residue agreement with Cemtech

New Day Aluminum Holdings has signed a letter of intent with Cemtech Materials Corp to supply it with bauxite residue for use in the cement production process - a deal that will have an environmentally beneficial impact, New Day said.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 9

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday September 9 that are worth another look.

Brazil's alumina exports fall in August on reduced Alunorte, Alumar shipments

Brazilian alumina exports declined by 18.4% in August versus the same period last year due to reduced shipments from both the Alunorte and Alumar refineries during that period, according to data from the country’s ministry of economy published this week.

Alumina prices, demand fall despite reduced Alunorte capacity

Benchmark alumina prices in the Pacific are under pressure due to quiet market conditions and weak demand, despite ongoing production restrictions at Hydro’s Alunorte refinery in Brazil.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 8

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Tuesday September 8 that are worth another look.

Secondary Al producer Raffmetal receives ASI performance certification

Raffmetal - Europe’s largest secondary aluminium producer - has been awarded the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) ‘Performance Standard’ certification for its refining operations in Casto, Italy, the company told Fastmarkets on Tuesday September 8.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from September 4

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Friday September 4 that are worth another look.

US A380.1 secondary aluminium alloy price approaches 14-month high

Secondary aluminium alloy prices in the United States rose to their highest level in months on Thursday September 3, including the benchmark price for A380.1 grade material. This strengthened to a near-14-month high, with producers raising their offers while demand strengthened and input costs squeezed margins.

US aluminium scrap prices rise; market under pressure

Aluminium scrap prices in the United States continued to rise this week, albeit at a slower pace, while limited trucking availability due to the Covid-19 pandemic put pressure on the market, according to sources.