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March 12, 2019

Constellium is expanding its plant in Singen, Germany, with an additional aluminium extrusion press to supply automotive customers in Europe. The company will build a dedicated 8,000 sq m hall on its Singen campus for an expected start of production in mid-2020. Constellium anticipates approximately 50 new jobs will be created to support this new activity. “Extrusions are the foundatio Read More..

March 12, 2019

New reforms, including a deposit return scheme (DRS), could see aluminium recycling almost double if implemented, preventing around £50 million of wasted resources each year, according to a new report by environmental think tank Green Alliance. The report, released on 11th March and titled ‘Closing the loop: Four steps towards 100 per cent aluminium packaging recycling’, look Read More..

March 11, 2019

RUSAL is to implement an AI-based predictive system developed by Mechanica AI, a provider of AI-based solutions for process industries. The expected annual yield growth following the system roll-out is estimated to be over $10 million yearly for the first chosen plant. RUSAL is one of the world's largest aluminium producers, and ongoing optimisation of production processes is an import Read More..

March 8, 2019

High-strength aluminium alloys produced from completely recycled metals could be developed as a result of a UK-led research partnership. Aluminium production consumes 3.5 per cent of the world’s electricity supply, while producing one per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions. However, the metal is theoretically infinitely recyclable, with its recycling consuming just five per cent o Read More..

March 8, 2019

According to reports, Rio Tinto has announced that its $1.9 billion Amrun bauxite mine in northern Australia is set to enter full production after finishing its ramp-up phase, boosting output at its Weipa operations by more than a third. The Amrun mine will produce 22.8 million tonnes at full production, and take Rio’s bauxite output at Weipa on Australia’s northern tip to 35 million Read More..

March 6, 2019

Nespresso has made a US$1.2 million commitment to better enable the recovery of its aluminium coffee capsules through New York City's recycling programme. "Nespresso is deeply committed to the circular use of our products, choosing aluminium packaging because it both protects the quality of our exceptional coffees and can be recycled and reused again and again," says Guillaume Le Cunff Read More..

March 6, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) Line 6 Expansion Project has gained further momentum with the handover of 172 pots for commissioning on 01 March 2019 – bringing Alba one step closer to become the world’s largest smelter. Commenting on this occasion, Alba’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa, said: “We are pleased to announce that Potline 6 is n Read More..

March 1, 2019

Molten metal flow engineering and technology company Vesuvius announced on Thursday that it has agreed to acquire CCPI - a speciality refractory producer focused on tundish applications and aluminium. The FTSE 250 company said CCPI, based in Ohio, would become part of its Advanced Refractories business unit. The acquisition would be accretive to group return-on-sales even before synerg Read More..

February 28, 2019

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has announced that it is to supply almost all of its production of carbon dust, a by-product of aluminium smelting, for use as an alternative fuel by the UAE cement industry. The move extends EGA’s cooperation with UAE cement companies to re-use by-products of aluminium smelting, in a step forward for the development of a circular economy. EGA supplies i Read More..

February 21, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), soon to be the largest aluminium smelter in the world, is pleased to state that its flagship Line 6 Expansion Project is progressing as per schedule with the successful testing of 40 pots which are now fully operational. The Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa, said: “We are delighted to have started Potline Read More..

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