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October 25, 2016

Adrian Bailey MP, who represents the West Bromwich West constituency, was elected at a meeting of the Group on 19 October. The vacancy as Chair arose because David Mowat MP, the previous Chair of the Group, has been appointed the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care, which means he is no longer able to serve as an officer of an APPG. Aluminium Federation Read More..

October 24, 2016

The operators of the Fort William aluminium smelter have confirmed they are in negotiations to sell the plant. The Rio Tinto-owned operation employs about 170 people and is one of the largest employers in the Lochaber area. The plant, which is located next to Ben Nevis, is Rio Tinto's only operational aluminium smelter in the UK. It has been in existence for almost 90 years. The mining Read More..

October 18, 2016

Constellium N.V. has announced the official opening of a new finishing line at its plant in Neuf-Brisach, France, for a total €180 million investment. The new line is designed to meet the growing demand for aluminium automotive body sheet. With a production capacity of 100,000 tons, the new 240m (787-foot) long finishing line features high-speed thermal treatment, precise temperature c Read More..

October 18, 2016

A unique collaboration between Ball and Belgian chocolate brand, Ovidias, sees the chocolatier bring its patented packaging concept to the commercial market. Ovidias is the only company to package its chocolates in beverage cans. Using Ball’s 330ml can, the product comes in a range of flavours and is available to purchase through Ovidias’s own e-commerce channel, where the product and Read More..

October 18, 2016

Executive Vice President and Head of Hydro's business area Bauxite & Alumina, Alberto Fabrini, will leave Norsk Hydro ASA. The change will be effective from October 18. Alberto Fabrini was appointed Executive Vice President and member of Hydro's Corporate Management Board in 2014. He was previously Chief Operating Officer in Bauxite & Alumina and plant manager of the Albras primary pla Read More..

October 17, 2016

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), has announced the closing for its landmark syndicated term-loan facility, the first tranche of the company’s funding plan for the Line 6 project. Alba’s original target for the syndicated loan was to raise between US$500 to US$750 million. However, due to heavy over subscription, Alba decided to upsize the loan to US$1.5 billion making it the largest co Read More..

October 12, 2016

Novelis has announced it is supplying aluminium solutions for the all-new Jaguar XFL, the first Jaguar model from Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "Chery Jaguar Land Rover"). The XFL launched in China on August 29 and features a body-in-white made of 75 percent aluminiium, the highest aluminium content achieved by an automaker to date in the Chine Read More..

October 11, 2016

The largest flat-rolled aluminium producer of Turkey, Assan Alüminyum, a subsidiary of Kibar Holding, is planning to grow over the short and medium term through remarkable new investments. One of the major investment plans is the first modern and high-width aluminium hot rolling facility in Turkey. Asked about short-term investment plans of Assan Alüminyum and the strategic ideas beh Read More..

October 10, 2016

Sapa has developed the first-ever automotive aluminium brake line using a high-strength aluminium alloy. Sapa will be showcasing the new development at IZB, one of Europe’s leading trade fairs for the automotive supplier industry. It takes place on October 18-20 in Wolfsburg, Germany. “The entire industry is on a mission to reduce weight in cars as a key to lowering emissions. In Sapa, Read More..

October 5, 2016

Secondary schools throughout the UK are invited to take part in the Alu D&T Challenge which aims to teach 11-14 year olds about aluminium and the importance of sustainable design. The challenge includes an opportunity for students to create their own products and enter their ideas in a national competition for a chance to win prizes for themselves and their school. The Alu D&T Chall Read More..

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