Aluminium International Today News

New Constellium facility

Published: November 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Constellium N.V. has announced the opening of its new Automotive Structures facility in Zilina, Slovakia, dedicated to the production of aluminium Crash Management Systems and Body Structure components as it continues to expand its automotive footprint in the Eastern European market.


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New 2050 climate strategy

Published: November 30, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

European Aluminium welcomes the European Commission’s new plans to secure a long-term decarbonised economy by 2050.

“Irrespective of the scenarios you can choose, there will be the need to embrace strong sustainability programmes and redefine business models. Our industry is working for…

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Published: November 29, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Renowned as the leading aluminium event in the Middle East, the annual ARABAL conference, hosted by Kuwait Industries, took place last week and was officially opened by H.E. Khaled Al-Roudan, Minister of Commerce and Industry.

Under the conference theme - Honouring the past; embracing the…

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Nampak ramps up

Published: November 28, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Nampak is ramping up production of aluminium cans as Africa’s biggest producer of beverage packaging responds to consumers’ global retreat from plastic.

The Johannesburg-based company is also putting greater emphasis on cardboard cartons and developing a type of renewable plastic lid made…

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Bel Air Mine ramp up

Published: November 23, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Alufer Mining Limited is pleased to announce that its first Capesize shipment of bauxite totalling 203,009 metric tonnes has safely arrived in Qingdao port in China.

It will be delivered to Chalco Shandong part of Chalco Group: a major State Owed Enterprise and China’s largest alumina and…

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Responsible, what else?

Published: November 20, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules.

The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together with Nespresso’s capsule manufacturers to fulfil a commitment of sourcing 100…

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