Innovation

EGA Renews Partnership With MIT On Aluminium Research And Development

EGA Renews Partnership With MIT On Aluminium Research And Development

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) renewed its ongoing partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) this week, adding nine masters and Ph.D. student engineers to work with EGA’s in-house talent. All told, EGA has welcomed nearly 50 students from MIT’s David...

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Smith & Wesson Introduces 9mm Pistol With Aluminium Alloy Frame

A new entrant has come upon the polymer pistol scene, as American small arms manufacturer Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. debuted last month a new 9mm handgun featuring an aluminium frame. The new M&P9 M2.0 METAL handgun is built with a T6 Aluminium frame holding a 4.25” barrel. Calibered in 9mm, the handgun comes with […]

Novelis Debuts New Low-Carbon Laminated Aluminium Coating For Beverage Can Ends

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced this week a new colored laminated surface for its aluminium beverage can ends that is more efficient to produce and is made with a lower carbon footprint than standard aluminium can ends. The new aluminium can ends, which will be officially debuted at ALUMINIUM 2022 in Düsseldorf, Germany, […]

ALCORE Commissions Trio Of New Lab Reactors For Production Of Aluminium Fluoride

Australian Bauxite Limited’s (ABx) subsidiary ALCORE Limited announced this week the commissioning of a trio of laboratory reactors at its technology center in New South Wales to aid it in the production of aluminium fluoride from aluminium smelter waste. Per the firm, two of the new reactors now in service produce highly concentrated sulfuric acid […]

Novelis Partners With Sortera Alloys And Breakthrough Energy Ventures On AI Aluminium Scrap Sorting Technology

Fort Wayne, Indiana’s industrial scrap metal sorting and recycling firm Sortera Alloys, Inc. announced late last week US$10 million in funding from Novelis and Breakthrough Energy Ventures to develop new methods for sorting automotive aluminium alloys for end-of-life recycling. Sortera utilizes artificial intelligence to sort mixed aluminium alloy scrap into individual alloys, allowing for quicker […]

Altech Inks Construction Contract For Its Specialty Battery Anode Plant In Germany

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said that it has signed a final construction contract for the anode pilot plant in Schwarze Pump in Saxony, Germany with the domestic engineering firm of Küttner GmbH & Co. KG (Küttner). Altech says Küttner already has the final engineering design and cost estimate in hand. The firm said it […]