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Alba’s Line 5 achieves turnaround in Q1 2011

Published: May 24, 2011 by Greg Morris

The management and employees of Line 5 were commended for their accomplishment despite the challenges related to the political unrest in Q1 2011.

A decision was taken in the beginning of the year to restructure the Line 4 & 5 management, and streamline the various processes to boost…

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Harsco Metals joins Aluminum Association

Published: May 23, 2011 by Greg Morris

Harsco, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, provides solutions in resource recovery, logistics and product quality for the global metals industry.

With operations at more than 160 locations in 30 countries, Harsco follows the footprint of the metals industry across the globe.  

Harsco…

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Second aluminium smelter in Borneo?

Published: May 23, 2011 by Greg Morris

AmResearch Sdn Bhd (AmResearch) revealed in a research report that the Smelter Asia plant would be the second smelter being mooted within Samalaju Industrial Park under the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) after Press Metal Bhd (Press Metal).

Smelter Asia is a joint venture…

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UC Rusal plots Cameroon bauxite deal

Published: May 20, 2011 by Greg Morris

As a result of the visit, RUSAL expressed its intention to undertake a feasibility study of various metals and mining projects in Cameroon, as well as the development of necessary transport infrastructure.

During the visit, the delegation studied the possibility of the company’s…

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UC Rusal production reduction at Russian smelters

Published: May 19, 2011 by Greg Morris

It follows the collapse of a railway bridge over Abakan River in the Khakas region that was used to deliver raw materials to the two smelters.

About 20kt is expected to be reduced which Rusal said would be reallocated to other smelters.

 After the bridge collapsed in early May the…

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Foil rolling mills for small and medium production

Published: May 19, 2011 by Greg Morris

The rolling mill's concept attaches importance to reduction of construction and commissioning time, as well as easy operation and maintenance.

The Siroll foil rolling mills are available in roughing, intermediate and finishing mill configurations. All the foil rolling mills are…

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