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.
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.
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.
Aluminum smelting breakthrough produces oxygen instead of greenhouse gases
Process eliminates greenhouse gas emissions from traditional smelting by producing oxygen.
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.
Alcoa splitting metals segment from auto, aerospace units
Company expects the split to be complete by the second half of 2016.
Alcoa buying Tital to expand aerospace business
Acquisition will help handle rising demand for advanced titanium jet engine components, company said.
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.
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.
FerroAtlantica to invest $375M in Quebec plant
Spanish company cites inducements as discounted hydroelectricity rates and a 10-year tax holiday.
Lower aluminum prices, but Alcoa posts $24M Q3 profit
Credits cutting smelting to reduce production costs 9%, and higher productivity.
Alcoa may curtail 25% of aluminum output
Will focus on higher-cost plants as it confronts low prices.
Forged aluminum truck wheels dramatically cut CO2
Alcoa peer-reviewed study looks at the benefits of switching from steel wheels.
Alcoa posts surprise Q1 profit, surpassing analyst forecasts
US aluminum manufacturer says demand up in automotive and aerospace industries.
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