Innovation

Norsk Hydro To Increase Hydrogen Power Use At Norwegian Plants

Norsk Hydro To Increase Hydrogen Power Use At Norwegian Plants

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA said last week that it is exploring opportunities to develop its hydrogen facilities in order to offer renewable energy sources to third parties as well as enhancing its capabilities for producing low-carbon aluminium. Hysdro’s president and...

Events

Constellium Meets With US Congressional Delegation To Promote Aluminium Usage In Space Program

Representatives of European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV met with several United States legislators recently to lobby for the aluminium industry and its continued inclusion in the U.S. space program. Among the legislators Constellium’s representatives met with were Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, Representative Carol Miller, and Representative David McKinley from West Virginia. […]

Novelis’ New Aluminium Alloy Up To 40 Percent Lighter Than High-Strength Steel

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis debuted a new automotive aluminium alloy this week that it says is the strongest one it has developed so far. Novelis’ new alloy, the Advanz 7UHS-s701, is formulated for use in safety-critical structural components for passenger vehicles. The firm said components such as the A and B pillar reinforcements and […]

Rusal 3D Aluminium Alloy Powder Proves Successful Aboard Satellite

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday that an aluminium part made via additive manufacturing was successfully installed and operated aboard a satellite launched into orbit. Rusal produced a thermoregulating casing for the gamma-ray detector aboard the Yarillo satellite using a new aluminium powder alloy developed by the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. […]

Constellium And Novelis Form Organization To Promote Automotive Aluminium

Value-added aluminium firms Constellium N.V. and Novelis announced yesterday their partnership to form a non-profit organization to promote and improve aluminium auto body sheet called Alumobility. According to the firms, this new organization will act as a facilitator for automotive aluminium makers to share technological innovation and market strategies. Alumobility’s ultimate goal is to help […]