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Ben joined the CRU Aluminium team in September 2016. Working as a Research Analyst in Aluminium costs he works across the full spectrum of Aluminium products.

Ben works on the development and improvement of the cost models produced by the team. He is responsible for the greenhouse gas emissions aspects of Aluminium costs models and reports, ensuring that the team and products are up to date with the latest emissions policy and legislation affecting the industry.

Ben studied at Imperial College London for four years graduating in 2016 with a BSc in Geophysics and an MSc in Environmental Technology. Ben's Master's project involved technical analysis of potential carbon capture schemes.

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Crunch time looms for US aluminium billet market

Current US MW premiums at 22¢/lb and the billet upcharge, at 18¢/lb, represents a huge rise y/y. UC Rusal, a large producer of billet, has been subject to US sanctions...

By Benjamin Thomas 28 June 2018   
Topic: Aluminium