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Rusal: Cable plant plans

Published: March 21, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

RUSAL has completed preparations for construction of the pilot plant to produce innovative material for the cable industry at its Achinsk Alumina Refinery (AGK) – fine precipitated aluminium hydroxide (FPAH) – with a capacity of 5,000 tpa. Project investments will amount to over RUB 500…

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Hydro: Cyber attack update

Published: March 20, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Hydro has made progress in securing safe and stable operations across the company, following an extensive cyber attack that hit on Tuesday.

Hydro’s technical team, with external support, has succeeded in detecting the root cause of the problems and is currently working to validate the plan…

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Hydro under cyber attack

Published: March 20, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

According to reports, hackers have demanded ransom from Norway’s Norsk Hydro as part of cyber attack.

Norsk Hydro said on Tuesday it had been hit by a ransom cyber attack of unknown origin, with hackers demanding a ransom.

“The situation is quite grave,” said Norsk Hydro CFO Eivind…

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Constellium to expand extrusion capacity at Singen, Germany, plant.

Published: March 12, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

Constellium is expanding its plant in Singen, Germany, with an additional aluminium extrusion press to supply automotive customers in Europe. The company will build a dedicated 8,000 sq m hall on its Singen campus for an expected start of production in mid-2020.

Constellium anticipates…

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Aluminium recycling could double with new reforms, says Green Alliance.

Published: March 12, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

New reforms, including a deposit return scheme (DRS), could see aluminium recycling almost double if implemented, preventing around £50 million of wasted resources each year, according to a new report by environmental think tank Green Alliance.

The report, released on 11th March and titled…

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RUSAL to save over $10 million with AI-based system for electrolytic cells

Published: March 11, 2019 by Nadine Bloxsome

RUSAL is to implement an AI-based predictive system developed by Mechanica AI, a provider of AI-based solutions for process industries. The expected annual yield growth following the system roll-out is estimated to be over $10 million yearly for the first chosen plant.

RUSAL is one of the…

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