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The future is now

Published: May 10, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aluminium industry gathers to discuss the impact of Industry 4.0 and smart technology solutions. 

The first edition of the Future Aluminium Forum took place in Milan, Italy on 8th & 9th May. 

Organised by Quartz Business Media, the event was held in association with Aluminium…

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EGA: Bauxite agreement

Published: April 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, today signed a 15 year agreement with LD Ports & Logistics, a subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, for the transshipment of bauxite in the Republic of Guinea.

Louis Dreyfus…

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Alloy wheel MOU

Published: April 26, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Saudi Arabia-based Abdul Latif Jameel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japanese company Kosei Aluminium to explore the feasibility of a joint venture that would manufacture aluminium wheels and components in the kingdom.

During a visit by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al…

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Casting pit upgrade

Published: April 26, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

AluMore in conjunction with their partner company, Dynamic Concept successfully completed an upgrade to the casting pit at Sierra Aluminum in Riverside, California.

Following 3‐D laser inspection of the casting pit, a new guide rail system was installed along with a new casting platen…

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Guthrie Appointment

Published: April 26, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Novelis has announced that Paul Banks will be Plant Manager of its new $300 million automotive sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky.

Banks has more than 25 years of experience in the aluminium rolling industry, including previous managerial positions with Novelis and its joint…

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Iran smelter 2019

Published: April 26, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to reports, Iran is on track to launch an aluminium smelter in 2019 and be self-sufficient.

The new smelter will boost the country's output by 70%.

Construction is underway of the South Aluminium Corp (Salco) smelter, due to produce 300,000 tonnes per year in its first phase,…

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