New technical manager at MQP worth his metal

MQP appointment

3rd December, 2020

A UK aluminium specialist has brought on board a new technical manager to take its mission to improve metal quality across global manufacturing to the next level.

Future Aluminium Forum: Online success

Future Aluminium Forum: Online success

2nd December, 2020

The first day of the Future Aluminium Forum virtual event began today with more than 400 registered delegates from over 30 countries taking part.

Alcoa Announces Agreement to Sell Rolling Mill to Kaiser Aluminum

Alcoa to sell mill to Kaiser

2nd December, 2020

Alcoa Corporation has announced an agreement to sell its rolling mill business, held by Alcoa Warrick LLC, to Kaiser Aluminum Corporation for total consideration of approximately $670 million, which includes $587 million in cash and the assumption of $83 million in other postretirement employee benefit (OPEB) liabilities.

Latest issue: Nov/Dec


What a year.

I’m not convinced that when Big Ben strikes midnight on the 31st December everything will return to normal, but I certainly will be pinning some hopes on 2021 offering fresh starts and a return to elements of daily life I know we have all been missing.

For me, I always took travel for granted and at times I would dread going on business trips (mainly the packing...I hate packing!) But I would always return feeling like I had been able to explore a pocket of the world that I might never see again and for that I felt very lucky.

While travel remains restricted, we are all having to work differently and although I was very much looking forward to visiting Québec in December for the Future Aluminium Forum, the reality of the situation…