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New lighter weight AGVs for transporting heavy loads streamline operations for manufacturers

For decades, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) have played a critical role in transporting heavy loads throughout aluminium and steel manufacturing facilities – reliably, safely and cost-ef ciently. Now, the latest generation of AGVs for carrying heavy loads – with a signi cant reduction in vehicle weight – are minimising maintenance and power requirements by up to 60%, delivering a new level of streamlined performance and cost ef ciency for primary metals manufacturers. By Jim McMahon 

Restarting the market?

Ukraine is set to restore the aluminium industry through the re-launch of Rusal assets. By Vladislav Vorotnikov 

AluSolutions Success

The AluSolutions conference and exhibition took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 10th – 11th May 2016. 

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The Evolution of Aluminium Processing

Highlights of comments presented by Laura Anderson, president and CEO, Aluminum Blanking Company for the Society of Automotive Analysts 

Management and use of bauxite residue

By Ken Evans*