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Norsk Hydro Announces Successful Test Of Energy Saving Aluminium Smelting Tech

Norsk Hydro Announces Successful Test Of Energy Saving Aluminium Smelting Tech

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced last week the successful verification of its new proprietary energy-saving primary aluminium technology at Technology Pilot at Karmøy, Norway. Per the firm, HAL4e is capable of producing primary aluminium using up to 15 percent less...

Events

Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project Named Best Of The Year By MEED Projects Awards

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) was named the GCC Industrial Project of the Year by the MEED Projects Awards earlier this week for its Line 6 Expansion Project. The MEED Project Awards are handed out to firms that demonstrate excellence in the Gulf region across several sectors, judging them on criteria including project delivery and operations, […]

Baowu Constructing US$1.07 Billion Aluminium Alloy Plant In Henan

The biggest steel producer in the People’s Republic of China has begun a project in Henan to produce aluminium alloy commercially. Baowu Steel Group said on Sunday that the project began in February 2019. It will represent an investment of US$1.07 billion, and the first phase will yield a plant with a yearly production of […]

Spanish Court Halts Curtailment Of San Ciprián Aluminium Smelter

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation halted plans to curtail its smelter in San Ciprián, Spain last week after a local court handed down a decision affecting the process for laying off the workforce there. The High Court of Justice of Galicia issued the decision last Thursday in a suit brought by the local workforce after […]

Vimetco Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative As Its 150th Member

Last week the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative welcomed Vimetco Extrusion as a new Industrial User, raising its total membership worldwide to 150. Vimetco is Romania’s vertically-integrated aluminium extrusion firm. Founded in 2006, the firm operates a pair of extrusion presses and employs over 200 individuals. Its primary products are 6xxx aluminium alloys. “In Vimetco Extrusion we […]

Hyundai Names Rusal Its Long-Term Supplier Of Sustainable Aluminium

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal announced last week that it has been chosen as Hyundai Sungwoo Holdings Co, Ltd.’s preferred long-term supplier of sustainable primary aluminium and aluminium alloys. Through Hyundai Sungwoo, Rusal will be supplying Hyundai Motors Group, which produces the Hyundai and Kia automotive brands. Rusal notes the market share Hyundai commands […]