Metallurgy News


Glencore signs cobalt supply deal with China’s GEM

The Swiss trader will sell a third of its of cobalt production to GEM over the next three years


10 % US tariff on aluminium requires immediate action from the EU, European Aluminium says.

European Aluminium, the voice of the entire aluminium value chain, is confident the EU Commission will do everything it can to exempt European countries from the 10 % US tariff, but requests immediate market surveillance and the implementation of safeguard measures if proven necessary.


Tenova LOI Thermprocess Bell-Type Annealing Plant HPH® for Hangzhou XZB Tech Co., Ltd

At the beginning of this year Tenova LOI Thermprocess, Essen/Germany and its Chinese subsidiary Tenova LOI Thermprocess (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. received a joint order from a leading Chinese manufacturer of cold-formed components for the automotive industry.


Norsk Hydro: Fourth quarter 2017: Results up on higher aluminium and alumina prices

Hydro's underlying earnings before financial items and tax increased to NOK 3,555 million in the fourth quarter from NOK 2,446 million in the third quarter. The increase mainly reflected higher realized alumina and aluminium prices, partly offset by raw material and fixed costs.