Innovation

EGA Joins UAE’s Open Labs Initiative

EGA Joins UAE’s Open Labs Initiative

UAE aluminium smelter Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) has entered into an agreement with the Emirates Scientists Council (ESC) to allow access to EGA’s nine laboratories for scientific research purposes. The agreement is part of UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh...

Events

EGA Receives International Award For Innovation

United Arab Emirates aluminium producer Emirates Global Aluminium was awarded for its commitment to innovation by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) last week. EGA was given the 2018 ASQ MEA Innovation Award for the Government Sector during ASQ’s 4th Regional Quality Conference, which was held last week in Dubai. ASQ highlighted EGA’s commitment to […]

Novelis To Establish Global Network Of Automotive Aluminium Innovation Centers

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced plans to establish a worldwide network of Customer Solution Centers (CSCs) in an effort at fostering greater cooperation between and among itself and automakers in ushering in the next generation of vehicle design. Per the firm’s press release, the CSCs will house researchers, designers, and […]

After Eight-Year Journey, Altech Awarded Patent For Kaolin To High-Purity Alumina Process

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that it has received a long-awaited patent for its unique process for producing high-purity alumina (HPA) from kaolin. Per Altech, the patent, which is for “A Method for the Preparation of Alumina,” covers the company’s innovative method for refining aluminous clay into HPA by using hydrochloric acid, crystallizing […]

Constellium’s New Aluminium Alloy Product Line Boasts 15 Percent Better Flatness Than Industry Standards

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. debuted a new aluminium alloy product line late last week that features improved characteristics than previously-available mill finish plate. The new line, christened Alplan Beyond Precision, is Constellium’s answer to industrial requirements for high value-add solutions. The line boasts specialty rolled aluminium plates with advanced mechanical properties, […]

The Great Comeback of EVs

In an era of rapid expansion of electric vehicles (EVs), not many people know that more than 100 years ago, at the beginning of the 20th century, EVs commanded 30% of the automobile market. Actually, during the first decades of the century, EVs dominated U.S. roads, before innovations improved motor vehicles and significantly reduced costs […]