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October 23, 2018

MYTILINEOS S.A. has announced the agreement for the acquisition of a 97.87% stake in EP.AL.ME. S.A., a company that operates in industrial production, processing and trading of metals, mostly aluminium alloys and derivative products. Through this acquisition, MYTILINEOS S.A.: • Substantially strengthens its Metallurgy Business Unit • Directly increases the production Read More..

October 22, 2018

According to reports, Alcoa is to close two of its three aluminium plants in Spain with a combined annual production of 180,000 tonnes. The closures will result in approximately 700 job losses. The Aviles and La Coruna plants were two of the least productive due to intrinsic structural problems such as inefficient technology and high fixed costs, Alcoa said in a statement. “Those pr Read More..

October 12, 2018

Assan Alüminyum announced the company is working on a large-scale investment at the recent ALUMINIUM 2018 Show. Göksal Güngör, General Manager said: "This investment consists of a direct-chill (DC), hot rolling facility. The total estimated value of this project is 900 million dollars. It is forecasted to accommodate 650 additional employees. With this new investment, the production of Read More..

October 12, 2018

Audi AG is the first downstream user of aluminium to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard, with a focus on the material stewardship of aluminium components for and assembling of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron at their Neckarsulm, Györ and Brussels manufacturing sites. Batteries are a critical technology for the rapidly growing electric vehicles market from Read More..

October 12, 2018

The Alunorte alumina refinery has on October 8 agreed with the environmental agency of the state of Pará, SEMAS, to resume production at 50 percent capacity under SEMAS’ supervision. This follows the exceptional authorisation by federal environmental agency IBAMA late on Friday to utilise the state-of-the-art press filter technology to process bauxite residues. Alunorte is e Read More..

October 12, 2018

Lorin Industries, Inc. has announced the superior physical characteristics of coil anodised aluminium, providing greater durability and aesthetics than other metal products. The coil anodising process pioneered by Lorin protects aluminium from oxidation, scratching, and other hazards far better than natural oxidising, and offers far greater protection than is available for other metal Read More..

October 11, 2018

European Aluminium confirms positive market outlook despite trade challenges. At ALUMINIUM 2018, Europe’s leading aluminium trade fair, European Aluminium confirmed that the outlook for the European aluminium market is positive. Overall, the industry shows positive numbers for semi-fabricated products driven by the strong demand in the transport sector, and a good performance in the bu Read More..

October 10, 2018

At a special award ceremony held at the ALUMINIUM 2018 exhibition in Düsseldorf, the first ever winner of the Robert V Neher Award, a global academic competition for foil research and development, was announced. Hiroyuki Nishikawa and Yoshiki Hashizume were presented with a cheque for €10,000 for the award-winning work: Development of super water-repellent material TOYAL LOTUS® Read More..

October 9, 2018

Hydro and its joint-venture partner PENTA have made a joint investment decision to expand operations at the Slovalco plant in Slovakia, enabling the plant to produce both primary aluminium and serve as a remelter for conversion scrap from extrusion plants in Central Europe. The Slovalco plant is located at the heart of a growing aluminium market, and the new remelter facility attached Read More..

October 5, 2018

TRIMET Aluminium SE and Energia Potior Limited have signed a license agreement for the EnPot Shell Heat Exchanger technology, it was announced today by Dr. Martin Iffert, CEO of TRIMET, and Dr. Mark Dorreen, CEO of Energia Potior Ltd. Dr. Dorreen says the license agreement is inclusive of all four TRIMET Aluminium SE smelters, and reflects TRIMET’s position as the market leader when it Read More..

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