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Aluminum Week Archive

August 23, 2019

It’s been a relatively slow week in Washington as everyone gets in their final summer vacations before Congress returns and – perhaps more importantly – the new school year starts.

August 16, 2019

This week, we cover details on new tariffs on a number of Chinese goods starting September 1, a high-level departure at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, and the association's President & CEO Heidi Brock signs off on her final edition of Aluminum Week.

August 9, 2019

This week we covered the association's new comments to the Department of Commerce in response to the implementation of the new Section 232 product exclusions portal, the EPA and NHTSA delivering a draft of its final SAFE vehicle rule to the White House OMB, and the association's successful push t

August 2, 2019

The aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 recieved the Automotive Science Group's (ASG) 2019 Best All-Around Performance honor, President Trump announced 10 percent tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports slated to go into effect September 1, and we launched a three-week series to help you “Meet th

July 26, 2019

This week, registration opened for the association's 2019 Annual Meeting and major automakers reached a deal with California on fuel emissions.

July 19, 2019

This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and Aluminum Week highlights how aluminum played a key role.

July 12, 2019

A busy week for aluminum, as USMCA discussions remain on the rise, PepsiCo announces plan to begin selling aluminum canned water and Aluminum Caucus member Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) makes a visit to the Alcoa Technical Center outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

June 28, 2019

This week, our team led its first meeting with our new Advisory Council on Sustainability, USTR released details on the exclusion process for Section 301 tariffs and California announced an agreement with Canada regarding climate change mitigation efforts.