Aluminium International Today News

Sohar resumes production

Published: February 05, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Sohar Aluminium successfully resumed full operations in record time after an unexpected disruption in its normal operations, which led to the complete shutdown of its Potline on August 4th, 2017.

The entire plant was involved in the recovery efforts to ensure the fastest return to full…

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Programme announced

Published: January 31, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Future Aluminium Forum is a live discussion that will examine how Industry 4.0 and ‘smart manufacturing’ will revolutionise aluminium manufacturing and processing and analyse the benefits that can be gained from doing so.

The conference programme has just been announced and will…

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UK Alloy plant agreed

Published: January 31, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The GFG Alliance has welcomed the decision of the Highland Council South Area Planning Committee today (30th January) to grant full planning permission for a new 400-worker alloy wheel factory next to the Liberty British Aluminium smelter at Fort William.   The consent, which comes with a…

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GARMCO Appointments

Published: January 29, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Jawad Al Qallaf, Vice Chairman of GARMCO said, “We are proud to have appointed top qualified Bahraini executives who have shown leadership skills to guide the organisation forward. The appointments are in line with the company’s sustainability strategy and…

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Pilot starts production

Published: January 29, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Today, Hydro started producing the first aluminium metal at the technology pilot in Karmøy, marking the start of verifying at an industrial scale the world’s most climate-and energy efficient aluminium technology.

“We’re now producing aluminium in the technology pilot, and we are very…

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Novelis investment

Published: January 24, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Novelis Inc., has announced plans to build an approximately $300 million automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky.

The greenfield facility, with an annual nameplate capacity of 200,000 metric tons, will include heat treatment and pre-treatment lines, which…

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