Processes / Technology
Ametek Newage Testing Instruments, an established manufacturer of hardness testers and accessories, has launched an improved Brinell Optical Scanning System.
Hydro Alunorte and Wave Aluminium have signed a contract to build a plant in Brazil to process bauxite residue, aiming to recover commercially valuable materials.
The Bonn location of ST Extruded Products Group, for short Step-G, has been awarded Iris Silver certification.
Markets / Products
The aluminium aerosol can manufacturers, organised in the Aerobal association, have increased their 2022 deliveries by 6.8 % to around 6bn units.
Novelis was awarded the "2022 Supplier of the Year" prize by the Hyundai Motor Group at the car manufacturer's annual partnership day in South Korea.
Ebner Ofenbau from Leonding, Austria, is supplying the furnace equipment for a state-of-the-art recycled aluminum flat rolled mill in the US.
Alcoa will restart its aluminium smelter in San Ciprián, Spain, in 2024.
Vedanta Aluminium moves into 2nd spot in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index world rankings for the aluminium industry for assessment period FY 21-22.
Gränges is a new partner in the Polestar 0 project which aims at creating a truly climate-neutral car by 2030.
Prozesse / Technologie
Russia’s aluminium producer Rusal has started its production of master alloys which are used to make alloys.
To meet the growing demand for battery components in Europe, Gränges plans to invest SEK600m (EUR53m) over the next two years.
On 20 January, Elkem in Norway has officially inaugurated what it claims is the world’s first carbon capture pilot for smelters on 20 January.
Emirates Global Aluminium supplied 203,000 t of waste to other industries as feedstock in 2022.
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.
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.
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