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Rusal And KUMZ Begin Commercial Production Of New Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Rusal And KUMZ Begin Commercial Production Of New Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced this week the launch of several new products in conjunction with KUMZ made from grade 1581 aluminium-magnesium-scandium alloy, including rolled and pressed semi-finished products. Rusal is producing the new aluminium alloy products at its Krasnoyarsk aluminium...

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Russian Maritime Register Of Shipping Adds Rusal’s Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

Russian aluminium titan UC Rusal announced earlier this week the inclusion of an aluminium-scandium alloy it developed into the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. This month the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping made the decision to add Rusal’s aluminium-scandium alloy 1581 (Al-Mg-Sс) to its Rules for the Classification and Construction of Sea-Going Ships and the […]

Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week the expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on the Novelis Innovation Hub. The partnership will explore new areas in materials and process research with an eye toward increased sustainability and zero-carbon production by mid-century. Novelis says the partnership will continue building […]

EGA’s Suggestion Scheme Saves AED416 MM In Forty Years

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked the 40th anniversary of its Suggestion Scheme last week. Over the previous four decades the Suggestion Scheme has received over half a million suggestions from EGA employees and has saved the company roughly AED416 million (US$113 million). The EGA Suggestion Scheme was first launched in 1981 by then-Head of […]

Alcore Produces Aluminium Fluoride From Dross In Proprietary One-Step Process

Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx) announced this week that its 87%-owned subsidiary ALCORE Limited (Alcore) used its proprietary technology to produce aluminium fluoride from pure dross. ABx notes the importance of this breakthrough, as the dross used contained a multitude of impurities. Alcore was able to distill aluminium fluoride from the dross in only a single […]

Altech Opens R&D Facility And Offices In Germany

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. and its subsidiary Altech Industries Germany GmbH (AIG) announced last week the opening of an office and research & development facility at DOCK3 Industrial Development Centre in the Schwarze Pumpe Industrial Park in Saxony, Germany. The firm said in a press release that the event was attended by several corporate […]