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July 19, 2017

A new technology of producing an unsinkable aluminium alloy was developed at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU). Porosity is produced by the addition of foaming gas into liquid aluminum during re-melting. The porous materials can increase stiffness and sound and heat insulating proprieties, according to the SPbPU's Media-center. "A high porosity level can be Read More..

July 19, 2017

In line with its commitment to Safety Tomorrowland, Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) launched a new safety awareness campaign “My Health ... My Responsibility” on Monday July 10th 2017 targeting Line 6 Contractors at the Alba Oasis Hall. Organised by Alba and in partnership with the Ministry of Health, this two-day event was held under the patronage of the Undersecretary of Read More..

July 18, 2017

Gulf Extrusions is pleased to welcome Christian Witsch as the new Chief Executive Officer, responsible for all the Metals initiatives within the Al Ghurair Group. Christian brings 30 years of extensive business management experience to Gulf Extrusions of which 25 years have been dedicated to the Global Aluminium Extrusion Industry with leading producers such as SAPA and Hydro Aluminium Read More..

July 12, 2017

Alcoa Corporation has announced plans to restart three of five potlines at its Warrick Operations aluminium smelter near Evansville, Ind., an action that will further improve the competitiveness of the on-site rolling mill. The process to restart the three lines, with 161,400 metric tons of annual capacity, will begin immediately and is expected to be complete in the second quarter of Read More..

July 10, 2017

Norsk Hydro has agreed with Orkla to acquire its 50 percent interest in Sapa for a total enterprise value of NOK 27 billion, giving full ownership in the global leader in extruded aluminium solutions and making Hydro a leading force in the global aluminium industry. The transaction will be financed through cash positions and issuance of bonds in Norwegian and international markets, and Read More..

July 9, 2017

Government and industry initiatives put spotlight on lighter weight auto and consumer materials 2017 marks a key year for aluminium, with China’s 13th Five-Year Plan putting the emphasis on the development of light-weight vehicles and the implementation of policies to encourage the auto industry to deliver greater energy efficiency and low emissions. With lighter manufacturing becomin Read More..

July 5, 2017

The Huafon Aluminium Cooperation based in Chongqing and part of the HUAFON GROUP took the strategic decision to expand its production due to its success in the production of a wide range of flat rolled products particularly for household and building technology and for the automotive, packaging, transport and electronic industry. For this purpose a new production site is established in Read More..

July 3, 2017

Bruno Rea, commercial director at Laminazione Sottile Group of Italy, has been elected the new President of the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) at the Association’s summer conference in Bilbao, Spain. He succeeds Jan Homan of Constantia Flexibles, who served two terms. EAFA is the international body representing companies engaged in flexible packaging, in rolling and rewind Read More..

June 23, 2017

After commissioning a new hot rolling mill in September 2014, AMAG opened Europe's most state-of-the-art aluminium cold rolling mill in the presence of around 700 guests on June 22, 2017. By taking this step, the company becomes the leading centre of expertise in aluminium rolled products. Helmut Wieser, CEO of AMAG Austria Metall AG, took the opportunity to express his thanks: "We wo Read More..

June 21, 2017

Constellium has reported an increase in used beverage cans recycling rate following the installation of a new furnace at its facility in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, US. The company in its recently released 2016 Annual Business and Sustainability Performance Report said it adhered to the industry-led objectives and helped Europe to reach about 80% recycling rate target set for 2020. Comment Read More..

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