Stories tagged: alcoa
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015
Editorial: Industry needs reasonable pollution rules
Closing smelters exports production to nations unconcerned about air quality.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Alcoa to idle Wenatchee plant
Alcoa will idle its Wenatchee Works plant as part of a companywide plan to shut down smelting operations that are losing money amid low world prices for aluminum, the company …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 8:23 a.m.
Alcoa closing aluminum smelters in Ferndale, Wenatchee
Alcoa is shutting down smelters in Ferndale and Wenatchee as the company cuts back its aluminum output and prepares to split the company.
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010
Alcoa site could open for silicon plant
A potential restart of the shuttered Alcoa plant at Addy may founder because of high electricity costs, executives working on the project say. Northwest Silicon LLC President Dave Tuten said …
Mon., Sept. 6, 2010
Face Time: Moving on after decades as labor leader
Mead-born Alan Link will retire at year’s end as Washington State Labor Council secretary-treasurer, a post he has held since 1994. With the exception of two years of military service …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2010, 12:01 a.m.
Alcoa helps wedding can couple
A Spokane couple trying to fund their July wedding by recycling 400,000 cans has found a friend in the planet’s biggest name in aluminum.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
Alcoa Wenatchee plant cutting jobs
WENATCHEE – Alcoa Inc. plans to cut 26 jobs at its aluminum plant in Wenatchee. The world’s third-largest aluminum maker said it will cut 13 percent of its work force …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
Alcoa plans 13,500 layoffs
Alcoa Inc., the world’s third-largest aluminum maker, said Tuesday it will cut 13,500 jobs, or 13 percent of its work force, and slash spending and output to cope with the …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2008
Germans may buy smelter in Addy
A German maker of polysilicon for solar cells and other uses is considering purchase of the idled Northwest Alloys plant at Addy, between Chewelah and Colville. Solarvalue AG representatives visited …