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Mecfor unveils AGV

Published: August 17, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Mecfor proudly unveiled one of its most innovative projects to date, the AGV TEAM: the first automated guided vehicle designed and made in North America and destined specifically for the worldwide primary aluminium production industry.

A remarkable achievement, the vehicle is able to…

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Danieli secures data

Published: August 16, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Danieli has announced that it will utilise cybersecurity blockchain solutions to secure data on its networks.

The move is likely to set precedent for other large corporations looking to deploy cybersecurity blockchain solutions to defend against new cyber threats.   Established more than…

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Century hiring

Published: August 15, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to reports, Century Aluminum in South Carolina is hiring workers again even though it is operating at half of its capacity.

The plant has resumed hiring after President Trump imposed tariffs on foreign aluminium imports.

Century president and CEO Mike Bless told analysts during…

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EGA: Safety incident

Published: August 15, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

An investigation has been launched after two workers died during routine maintenance operation at Emirates Global Aluminium site in Dubai.

EGA said in a statement that its emergency response procedures were activated, and the relevant authorities in Dubai were notified and have been…

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Ardagh: Steel to Alu

Published: August 14, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Ardagh Group has recently completed the conversion of its Rugby (UK) beverage can manufacturing plant from steel to aluminium.

“The conversion of the Rugby plant has further enhanced Ardagh’s manufacturing footprint. Operating two highly-efficient aluminium beverage can plants in the UK,…

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EGA Sustainability Report

Published: August 07, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Emirates Global Aluminium has launched its 2017 sustainability report detailing the organisation’s values, commitments, aspirations and achievements in environmental, social and economic performance.

EGA aspires to be measured amongst the world’s leading metals and mining companies in…

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