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Metal Exchange Corporation creates new joint venture company, novALmec.

Published: April 18, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) has announced a new joint venture with Novellini Industries, located in Mantova, Italy.

The newly formed company called novALmec presents an impressive aluminium billet supply capability to the European market.

Metal Exchange Corporation brings into the…

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Aluminium Rheinfelden mourns the death of its founder Dr Alois Franke

Published: April 18, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

The company Aluminium Rheinfelden is herewith announcing the death of its founder and partner Dr Alois Franke a few days ago at the age of 78, following a prolonged period of illness.

Dr Franke had entrusted the management of the company at an earlier date to his daughter Erika Zender. “We…

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Major fire at the Bécancour Aluminium Smelter

Published: April 17, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to the Sûreté du Québec, a fire broke out at the Bécancour Smelter this morning.

Witnesses report that an explosion preceded it.

The City of Bécancour confirmed that the firefighters who were dispatched on site were able to confirm a significant release of smoke. 

On Twitter,…

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