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    U.S. Walks Back Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum

    The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) removed Section 232 tariffs on P1020 aluminum (non-alloyed, unwrought primary aluminum), following consultations with the Canadian government. This is based on the USTR’s determination that trade of P1020 aluminum would normalize by the end of 2020, with average monthly imports declining by 50% from the monthly average in the period of January […]

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    February 2020

    Cover The Lochaber smelter in Scotland celebrated its 90th anniversary in December 2019. GFG Alliance, which owns the smelter, is forming a new aluminum group, called ALVANCE Aluminium. (Photo courtesy of ALVANCE Aluminium Group.) Articles Table/Primary Aluminum Industry in the Year 2019 By Rudolf P. Pawlek, Contributing Editor Page 6 Purchase Article Rusal Starts Up One […]

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    Our February 2015 issue highlights the worldwide primary aluminum industry!

    The February 2015 issue of Light Metal Age is now available! The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week. The cover features a pot tending machine using the crust breaker during an anode change at Qatalum. Feature Articles include: Primary Aluminum Industry in the Year 2014 […]

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    Our February 2014 issue is now available!

    The February 2014 issue of Light Metal Age is now available. The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week. The cover features the Aluminicaste team. Aluminicaste is an aluminum greenfield remelt facility located in Central Mexico now close to full production capacity. The plant casts mainly […]