Aluminium International Today News

New sheet facility

Published: November 17, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aleris has announced the opening of its aluminium automotive body sheet production facility in Lewisport, Kentucky.

The project, which represents a $400 million investment, positions Aleris to meet significant growth in North American automotive demand as the industry pursues broader…

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Advanced alloy

Published: November 17, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Novelis has announced its Advanz™ 6HF - e/s200 aluminium alloy is now available in North America following its successful application in Europe. 

This heat-treatable alloy provides automakers greater design flexibility due to its superior formability, strength performance and weight…

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Innovation challenge

Published: November 15, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

Europe’s leading car manufacturers launch an open Innovation Challenge to reduce emissions 

Europe’s key car manufacturers, including Daimler, Volvo, Opel, Toyota, Volkswagen, CRF – the Research Center of FCA; suppliers (Thyssenkrupp, Novelis, Batz, Benteler) and knowledge partners…

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Hydro fatality

Published: November 13, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

An employee was involved in a fatal incident last week while performing routine work at Hydro’s Phoenix, Arizona, aluminium manufacturing facility. 

“At Hydro, safety is our first priority. Our thoughts go out to the family and colleagues of the employee involved in this tragic event,”…

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Can recycling at 73%

Published: November 13, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in Europe (EU 28 + EFTA) increased by 1.6% to a new record level of 72.9% in 20141.

European Aluminium considers this result an important milestone on its path towards the future split aluminium recycling target of 75% for 2025,…

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ALLOW launched

Published: November 02, 2017 by Nadine Bloxsome

UC RUSAL reaffirms its environmental credentials with launch of new low carbon aluminium brand ALLOW.

The company is delighted to announce the launch of its bespoke new low carbon aluminium brand, ALLOW, which features a significantly lower carbon footprint – specific volume of greenhouse…

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