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Combi-PPT wins safety award

Published: April 04, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Combilift added yet another industry award to its ever growing tally when its Combi-PPT model won the Safety Category of the FLTA Awards for Excellence 2019 on March 30th.  

The Combi-PPT is a high performance pedestrian operated powered pallet truck, the first model of which was designed…

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ELYSIS Research Centre to open in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region in Québec

Published: April 02, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

ELYSIS today announced the site for its new research and development facility in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region in Québec, which will directly employ more than 25 experts when it is fully operational. 

The ELYSIS joint venture, by global aluminium industry leaders Rio Tinto and Alcoa,…

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Power failure at Karmøy

Published: April 01, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hydro’s aluminium plant in Karmøy, Norway suffered from a power failure, starting 03:50 CET on April 1.

Power supply has been reestablished, but at a lower amperage. The incident has caused no personnel injuries.

Hydro Karmøy has an annual production of around 270,000 tonnes primary…

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RUSAL: Sustainable efforts

Published: April 01, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

RUSAL has announced an ambitious pledge to plant over one million trees in Russia as part of its climate strategy aimed at reducing the Company’s carbon footprint.

The initiative represents Russia’s largest ever forest restoration project.

During the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, the…

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Hydro: Recovery underway

Published: March 22, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hydro has allocated all available internal and external resources to make further progress in securing safe and stable operations across the company, following the extensive cyber attack earlier this week.

“We are continuing to make progress towards a resolution, but the situation remains…

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