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UC Rusal investment

Published: September 13, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

UC Rusal has announced the completion of the modernisation of Befesa-2 line for standard alloyed ingots production at the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ).

In 2018, RUSAL plans to commission another line, Befesa-1, and the total investment in both lines will amount to USD7.6 million.

The…

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Alba: Line 6 update

Published: September 13, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) has been making steady progress with the execution of its flagship development, the Line 6 Expansion Project, according to a statement issued by the Chairman of the Alba Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa.   The site preparation,…

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New can plant

Published: September 12, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Crown Holdings, Inc. has announced that it will build a new plant in the Valencia region of Spain to produce aluminium beverage cans.

The location of the facility, Parc Sagunt, is approximately 10 miles north of the city of Valencia, and was selected based on its close proximity to key…

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Three new can sizes

Published: September 11, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

To celebrate its presence at this year’s Drinktec in September, Ball Corporation, the world’s leading can manufacturer, will showcase three new can sizes to visitors for the first time.   In response to international market trends, the three new can sizes include 25-centiliter Sleek® and…

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JLR alu recyling

Published: September 11, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc, the UK’s largest vehicle manufacturer, is expanding the use of recycled aluminium in its car bodies to cut waste and reduce carbon emissions.

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc, the UK’s largest vehicle manufacturer, is expanding the use of recycled…

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Rusal alloy investment

Published: September 11, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

UC RUSAL has announced the completion of the modernisation of Befesa-2 line for standard alloyed ingots production at the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ).

In 2018, RUSAL plans to commission another line, Befesa-1, and the total investment in both lines will amount to USD7.6 million.   Read more