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August 24, 2016

The Aluminium Federation (ALFED), the UK aluminium association, has joined as an Associations member. ALFED is the trade association that represents the interests of the whole of the UK aluminium industry. ALFED has more than 70 member companies drawn from every sector of the UK aluminium industry, from primary production and secondary refining through to fabrication, finishing, distribution, s Read More..

August 23, 2016

Each year the Alufoil Trophy competition offers the opportunity for companies to showcase the very best and latest aluminium foil and closure applications and ideas. EAFA, the European Aluminium Foil Association has announced that entries for the 2017 competition are now open and will be accepted until 18 November 2016. A particular benefit for 2017 winners is that their products will be prese Read More..

August 22, 2016

Rusal has produced scandium oxide for the first time with the concentration exceeding 99%. The new product output commenced at the Urals aluminium smelter (UAZ) after the installation and launch of the pilot unit for the processing of scandium concentrate into scandium oxide. Experts at Rusal Engineering and Technology Centre earlier developed the unique carbonisation technology for scandium ex Read More..

August 17, 2016

A research team from the UK has won the 2016 Charles Hatchett Award. The award-winning research, from Brunel University London, has considerable potential for commercial application in aluminium cast products in the automotive industry. The use of niobium as a grain refiner in cast aluminium alloys allows the manufacture of lighter aluminium parts, contributing to lowering the overall weight of Read More..

August 15, 2016

The Aluminum Association has announced the addition of three new member companies – UC RUSAL, Tri-Star Glove and MAGNECO/METREL. In addition, the Association introduced a new member category and announced its first ever individual membership for Professor Diran Apelian of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. These additions bring total membership in the Association to 116 companies which reflect Read More..

August 15, 2016

Mitsubishi Materials Group, one of the world’s leading cutting tools suppliers, has signed up to be the latest member of the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. The AFRC will act as a test facility for the development of new products and manufacturing processes, which will be used to produce metal components for us Read More..

August 12, 2016

Be it automotive engineering, aerospace or construction – advancements in lightweight material systems will increasingly transcend individual groups of materials. The new Lightweight Technologies Forum, which will be held in Düsseldorf as part of the ALUMINIUM and COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fairs from 29 November to 1 December 2016, will reflect this trend toward modern multi-material systems. Co Read More..

August 10, 2016

Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (or KPEX) broke ground on its production facility on 9th August in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA, officially marking the start of construction. Approximately 50 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony. A subsidiary of Kobe Steel, Ltd., KPEX will manufacture and sell aluminium bumper beam material and car frame material for the automotive industry Read More..

August 8, 2016

Since its acquisition by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) in 2012, the London Metal Exchange (LME) has been working with its members to evolve the market and strengthen its future success for the benefit of all users. “The LME remains the cornerstone of HKEX’s global commodity strategy. In addition to these market structure changes, we will continue to expand the LME’s presence in Asia, Read More..

August 5, 2016

Novelis has reported net income of $24 million for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017, compared to a net loss of $60 million in the prior year period. Excluding tax-effected special items, the company reported net income of $33 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2017, up from $24 million reported in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. "Building on the momentum of a strong close to fiscal Read More..

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