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Assan investment

Published: October 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Assan Alüminyum announced the company is working on a large-scale investment at the recent ALUMINIUM 2018 Show.

Göksal Güngör, General Manager said: "This investment consists of a direct-chill (DC), hot rolling facility. The total estimated value of this project is 900 million dollars. It…

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Downstream certification

Published: October 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Audi AG is the first downstream user of aluminium to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard, with a focus on the material stewardship of aluminium components for and assembling of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron at their Neckarsulm, Györ and Brussels manufacturing…

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Alunorte at half capacity

Published: October 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Alunorte alumina refinery has on October 8 agreed with the environmental agency of the state of Pará, SEMAS, to resume production at 50 percent capacity under SEMAS’ supervision.

This follows the exceptional authorisation by federal environmental agency IBAMA late on Friday to utilise…

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Lorin announcement

Published: October 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Lorin Industries, Inc. has announced the superior physical characteristics of coil anodised aluminium, providing greater durability and aesthetics than other metal products. 

The coil anodising process pioneered by Lorin protects aluminium from oxidation, scratching, and other hazards far…

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Alu outlook is positive

Published: October 11, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

European Aluminium confirms positive market outlook despite trade challenges.

At ALUMINIUM 2018, Europe’s leading aluminium trade fair, European Aluminium confirmed that the outlook for the European aluminium market is positive. Overall, the industry shows positive numbers for…

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Robert V Neher Award winner

Published: October 10, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

At a special award ceremony held at the ALUMINIUM 2018 exhibition in Düsseldorf, the first ever winner of the Robert V Neher Award, a global academic competition for foil research and development, was announced. 

Hiroyuki Nishikawa and Yoshiki Hashizume were presented with a cheque for…

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