Aluminium

Next commodities super-cycle will be driven by global energy transition

Fossil fuels won’t be in the vanguard and the winners will be the industrial metals needed to electrify society.

Decarbonisation: is aluminium a solution or a problem?

A 100% switch from coal to gas for alumina refining could offer a potential 26% reduction in cradle-to-gate emissions intensity.
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Fitch raises short-term 2021 metal price assumptions

Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has increased most of its short-term metals and mining price assumptions on the back of syncronised global economic recovery post-COVID-19, which has driven higher commodity prices.

The role of aluminium in the energy transition

Aluminium’s light weight, corrosion resistance, and recyclability are major assets in becoming a metal of choice in the energy transition.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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'...

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