Aluminium International Today News

Alliance Winners

Published: May 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Europe’s leading car manufacturers, including Daimler, Volvo, Opel, Toyota, Volkswagen and CRF – the Research Center of FCA, together with the rest of ALLIANCE have announced the winners of the Lightweight Open Innovation Challenge (LOIC), which aims to reduce vehicle energy consumption and…

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IAI New Chair

Published: May 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Gervais Jacques, Managing Director - Atlantic, at Rio Tinto Aluminium, has been appointed Chair of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), at the 93rd meeting of its Board of Directors in Hong Kong.

Jacques has over 25 years experience across all facets of Rio Tinto's aluminium…

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Alufoil Trophy 2018

Published: May 16, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Alufoil Trophy 2018 lived up to its reputation as one of the most highly valued awards competitions in the materials sector.

This year’s winning entries display excellence in aluminium foil across a wide range of applications including pharmaceutical, food and snack packaging and one…

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Novelis breaks ground

Published: May 16, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Novelis Inc., yesterday hosted community members, federal, state and local officials to break ground on its $300 million automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky.

Representatives from Novelis were joined by Senator Rand Paul, Congressman James Comer, Governor…

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Bauxite & Alumina Head

Published: May 15, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hydro has appointed John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President for the business area Bauxite & Alumina effective June 1. 

Thuestad has more than 30 years of international experience from the metal and mining industry.

“I am pleased that John Thuestad has accepted the position as new…

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Carbon-free smelting

Published: May 11, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Rio Tinto and Alcoa Corporation have announced a revolutionary process to make aluminium that produces oxygen and eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process.

Executives of Rio Tinto, Alcoa and Apple were joined by Canadian Prime Minister Justin…

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