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Well-known aluminium analyst and commentator Lloyd O’Carroll has joined the ranks of CRU. Lloyd will become their go-to man for all things USA in the world of aluminium. Lloyd has a long history in the light metal, having previously been with Reynolds Aluminum as their economist until 1997.   In later years, he was with Davenport […]

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AZ China is delighted to announce that it has been appointed a Media Partner for the upcoming ICSOBA 2015 conference. The conference will be held in Dubai, November 20-December 1. ICSOBA is one of the oldest organisations in today’s aluminium world.   It’s full name is the International Committee of Study of Bauxite, Alumina and […]

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Monday is a public holiday in China, for Dragon boat Festival. AZ China will be closed for the day, and our weekly reports will be issued on Tuesday. In case you are wondering, Dragon Boat festival falls on the 5th day of the 5th month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar.   The popular belief is that […]

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As another week winds down, I had a quick look at Google Analytics, to see what it tells me about who visits the blog. According to Google Analytics, the most popular country visiting the blog is the USA, but the most popular city is London, followed by New York. The statistics show that most readers use […]

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Stuart Ehrenreich has joined the team at AMCI in a new role as Senior Advisor – Business Development, Carbon & Minerals. Stuart has been in the petcoke, coal, and natural resource extractive industries for 40 years. Most readers would know Stuart from his days at Alcoa and before that at SSM, Koch Carbon and Oxbow. Since […]

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Therese Barker, who was Alcoa’s commercial manager for alumina and metal in China and more lately in Asia, has moved to South 32. South 32 is the former aluminium assets belonging to BHP Billiton, and began officially operating at the start of this month. Therese moves into a commercial role in alumina sales, based in Singapore. […]

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