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Doug joined CRU as team leader for North American Aluminum in 2017. Doug is based in CRU’s Pittsburgh office and his responsibilities encompass the entire aluminium value chain.

Doug provides key insights into the North American aluminum market and contributes to many of CRU’s aluminum publications.

Prior to joining CRU, Doug spent 11 years at Alcoa, most recently as Senior Manager of Global Market Intelligence where he led a team of analysts focused primarily on refining, smelting, and casting raw materials.

Doug holds an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

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USMCA should support regional aluminium demand but not without complications and risks

On 10 December, House Democrats announced their support on a revised version of the USMCA, a deal that was signed by all three countries in November 2018.

By Doug Hilderhoff 06 January 2020   
Topic: Aluminium


Winter policy warming anode and petroleum coke prices

Topic: Aluminium Raw Materials

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Trump’s 232 investigation turns to Aluminium

Topic: Aluminium