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News Government Manufacturing Metals General
June 19, 2019  

Alcoa gets $10M from feds for a Quebec aluminum plant

Part of an $85 million investment in cutting-edge technology that will increase lower cost aluminum production.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 4, 2019  

ABI submits offer to end 14 month lockout at aluminum smelter

Salaries will increase by an average of least 2.55% annually over a six-year collective agreement.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
May 14, 2018  

Trudeau pledges $60M for smelter, declares byelection in riding days later

Several cabinet ministers, Liberal MPs have also visited Chicoutimi-Le Fjord to distribute millions of dollars in funding to local businesses.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 11, 2018  

Aluminum smelting breakthrough produces oxygen instead of greenhouse gases

Process eliminates greenhouse gas emissions from traditional smelting by producing oxygen.

News Manufacturing Metals General
January 11, 2018  

About 1,000 workers at Quebec smelter locked out after rejecting contract

A key issue is company’s intention to introduce a new-member funded pension plan.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals General Operations Production
September 28, 2015  

Alcoa splitting metals segment from auto, aerospace units

Company expects the split to be complete by the second half of 2016.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Metals Business Operations General Operations Production
December 15, 2014  

Alcoa buying Tital to expand aerospace business

Acquisition will help handle rising demand for advanced titanium jet engine components, company said.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Business Operations General Operations Production
December 5, 2014  

Alcoa says new process yields better aluminum for cars and trucks

Company executives say the aluminum-alloy material could show up in cars by 2018.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Metals General Operations Production
October 9, 2014  

Higher prices and productivity drive Alcoa’s 3Q profits

Company’s is benefitting from demand in areas including aerospace for aluminum and other lightweight materials.

News Energy Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
January 23, 2014  

FerroAtlantica to invest $375M in Quebec plant

Spanish company cites inducements as discounted hydroelectricity rates and a 10-year tax holiday.

News Aerospace Automotive Metals Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2013  

Lower aluminum prices, but Alcoa posts $24M Q3 profit

Credits cutting smelting to reduce production costs 9%, and higher productivity.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
May 2, 2013  

Alcoa may curtail 25% of aluminum output

Will focus on higher-cost plants as it confronts low prices.

News Energy Sustainability
September 26, 2012  

Forged aluminum truck wheels dramatically cut CO2

Alcoa peer-reviewed study looks at the benefits of switching from steel wheels.

News Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Operations Technology
April 11, 2012  

Alcoa posts surprise Q1 profit, surpassing analyst forecasts

US aluminum manufacturer says demand up in automotive and aerospace industries.

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Operations
January 12, 2012  

Alcoa shutdowns won’t affect Canadian operations

Aluminum-giant shutters three European plant as part of plan to cut global capacity by 12 per cent