Aluminium

Commodities covid-19

Fitch lowers commodity price assumptions due to COVID-19

Fitch Ratings has lowered short-term price assumptions for aluminium, nickel, copper, zinc and thermal coal due to COVID-19 pressures.
ghana

Ghana seeks AfDB funding to boost aluminium industry

The African Development Bank’s support for the West African nation of Ghana has boosted government efforts to consolidate the economy, the country’s Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia says.
Base metals

Base metals to muddle through 2020

A slowdown in global economic activity and a souring of investor sentiment ensured that base metals prices remain under pressure.
FBNBank aluminium

Global energy transition and supply issues key for aluminium in 2020

Potential supply disruptions in the Gulf and West Africa are key to the outlook for aluminium in 2020, according to Wood Mackenzie.
Aluminium

Responsibly-sourced aluminium: George Clooney approves

Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules.
Mantashe

Eurasian Resources forecasts strong metals price recovery

Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group, one of the world’s leading diversified natural resources groups, predicts a strong metals recovery ahead. "Eurasian Resources'...
Axis House

Axis House: Global mineral processing reagent specialists

The core business of Axis House is understanding the needs of mineral processing clients and to addresses them with quality products, people and service.
MSA

MSA: Switching on the lights for a cleaner future

It’s no secret that the global mining industry felt the pressure over the past four years. Nowhere was the slowdown more acute than in the exploration space, where the dialling back of budgets was felt early and hard. 
environmental

Miners should improve environmental reputation in battery metal market

As the consumer-conscious tech industry becomes increasingly valuable customers for major mining and metals producers, there will be a big push for firms to improve environmental standards and supply-chain transparency over the coming decade.

Rio Tinto Kitimat smelter: Modernised facility begins production

Canada - Preparations have begun for the first aluminium shipments of metal from the world-class Rio Tinto Kitimat smelter in Canada following an extensive modernisation of the...

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