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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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Winter policy warming anode and petroleum coke prices

The winter policy will require capacity cuts in the raw material sector, most notably for producers of carbon anodes and petroleum coke.  Which market will be affected...

By Doug Hilderhoff 20 November 2017   
Topic: Aluminium Raw Materials

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