Processes / Technology
Aluminum producer Trimet and Nexans have laid the groundwork for improving the eco-balance of power cables.
The international congress "Inceight Casting C8", from March 6 to 8, 2023 in Darmstadt offers interdisciplinary exchange around cast components.
Markets / Products
The manufacturers of aluminium tubes and aerosol cans are satisfied overall with their deliveries to the German market in 2022.
US producer Century Aluminum has placed an order with Hertwich Engineering for a fully automatic sawing line for aluminium billets.
Hammerer Aluminium Industries has achieved certification to the ASI Performance Standard at its extrusion plant in Chisineu-Cris, Romania.
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) will supply ‘solar’ aluminium to Kobe Steel to make automotive body sheet (ABS) for Nissan.
Constellium has entered into a multi-year contract with Daher to supply a wide range of rolled aluminium products, especially for the TBM and Kodiak aircraft.
Norway's Hydro Aluminium will further expand its Hungarian site in Szekesfeherva and invest in a new extrusion plant.
Elval Halcor has equipped its cold rolling production plant in Oinofyta, close to Athens, with an Airwash system for exhaust air cleaning from SMS group.
The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the European Union, UK, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland remained high in 2020 at 73 % (72.8 %).
Mercedes-Benz is cooperating with the Norwegian aluminium manufacturer Hydro to reduce the CO₂ footprint of aluminium in the automotive supply chain
Rheinmetall wins new order worth around EUR300m for exhaust gas recirculation modules, cementing its global lead in the emissions reduction market.
Hydro has signed an agreement to acquire Hueck, a German provider of aluminium window, door and façade systems as well as extruded aluminium profiles.
The US economy grew at an annual 2.9 % pace in Q3 2022, and the development of the aluminium demand is even more pleasing.
During a virtual meeting early this week, Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has awarded International Bechtel Co. Ltd to conduct Line 7 project’s feasibility study.
Aluminium roller and recycler Speira has joined Alumobility – a global initiative committed to advancing the adoption of aluminium with automakers.
PSI Metals and PSI FLS Fuzzy Logik & Neuro Systeme have jointly implemented the Qualicision-based Casthouse Scheduler at aluminium manufacturer Alu-met.
Aludium, a leader in manufacturing rolled aluminium products in Europe, has launched ‘Aludium Eco’, a low-carbon product with a footprint of less than 4t CO2/t Al, cradle-to-gate.
Salzburger Aluminium Group (SAG) has recently commissioned a solar power plant on the roof of its production halls in Schwarzach, Austria.
Lotte Aluminium orders a high-bay storage system for aluminium coils from the SMS group for a site in the USA.