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The Working Group on Aluminium (WGA) cochaired by Innovation, Science and Economic Development the Department of Finance Canada and the Aluminium Association of Canada held its first meeting on Friday, April 13, in Ottawa. Both industry and government are well...

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SEPT-ÎLES, LE 11 AVRIL 2018 – Après près de 4 ans comme président et chef de la direction d’Aluminerie Alouette et plus de 30 ans dans le domaine de l’aluminium,Claude Boulanger prendra sa retraite le 1erseptembre prochain. Fermement convaincu de...

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Jamais dans l’histoire de la diplomatie commerciale canadienne, autant de personnes se sont mobilisées aussi rapidement, avec autant d’intensité, et obtenu autant en si peu de temps, pour des milliers de travailleurs, leurs familles, et leurs communautés  

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A positive step that needs to become a full exemption for Canada Montreal, March 8, 2018 – Pursuant to the section 232 report on the impacts of aluminum imports on the U.S. national security, President Trump announced his final decision to...

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Montreal, February 16, 2018 – The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) has reviewed the report by the United States Department of Commerce on the effect of imports of aluminum on the national security. According to Jean Simard, President and CEO of the AAC, “We are confident that working closely with the US administration over the coming weeks and months will help maintain and further the very integrated relationship in our North American industry which has been beneficial to hundreds of thousands of American workers”. The AAC consequently maintains that Canada should be exempted from any tariffs or quotas.  

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Montréal, le 14 février 2018 – L’Association de l’aluminium du Canada salue l’annonce faite par la ministre du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les Changements climatiques, Madame Isabelle Melançon, de reporter le délai de consultation prévu...

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MONTREAL, May 29, 2017 – “Recognition by G7 countries of the aluminium industry’s overcapacity as a result of non-compliant practices that ignore fair market practices and regulations is another step in the right direction, if we are to resolve the...

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Montréal, le 16 novembre 2016 - Le président du conseil d’administration d’AluQuébec, Normand Bergeron, a annoncé aujourd’hui le départ de Jean-Luc Trahan à titre de président-directeur général de la Grappe industrielle de l’aluminium du Québec. C’est d’un commun accord que...

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M. Jean-Luc Trahan, président-directeur général d’AluQuébec, annonce aujourd’hui le lancement du Centre d’expertise sur l’aluminium (CeAl), destiné à encourager et faciliter l’usage accru de l’aluminium par les professionnels de la construction, des infrastructures et des transports au Québec. Le CeAl offrira du soutien technique, de la formation et des services d’aide à la conception.

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The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) has recently joined the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). Having invested ourselves in documenting our past environmental and economic performance in order to measure and improve our overall contribution to sustainability, we now move on...

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The Aluminium Association of Canada is pleased to announce the endowment of a scholarship in memory of the late Christian Van Houtte, founder and president of the AAC for 18 years. Mr. Van Houtte passed away this past summer. Jean Simard,...

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It is with great pride and pleasure that I welcome you to the new aluminium.ca website With clean and simple lines showcasing its visual appeal and rich content, this site has the pulse of our industry: evolving change. I encourage you to...

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