Innovation

Rusal 3D Aluminium Alloy Powder Proves Successful Aboard Satellite

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...

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Norsk Hydro Partners With Arksen On New Sustainable Exploration And Research Vessel Project

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week a partnership with British marine adventure company Arksen to produce new sustainable vessel designs featuring low-carbon aluminium. Arksen’s partnership with Hydro will give the firm access to marine-grade rolled and extruded aluminium as well as the expertise needed to produce affordable, economical solutions for maritime […]

EGA Employee Suggestion Box Saves Firm AED60 Million So Far In 2020

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) said last week that its employee-led continuous improvement initiative has led to AED60 million (US$16.3 million) in savings for the firm for the year to date. The program, which is know as “Tamayaz,” was launched four years ago and has yielded several important safety and efficiency improvements at the plant. […]

Jaguar Land Rover Aluminium Recycling Project Could Cut CO2 By 26 Percent

Jaguar Land Rover said last month that a recycling process they developed could cut carbon dioxide emissions by over a quarter. The firm’s REALITY aluminium project is a process developed by the automaker to blend recycled aluminium with primary aluminium to achieve aluminium of a quality matching that of the grade they currently use. The […]