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Novelis To Resume Aluminium Foil Production At Terre Haute Plant After Seven Year Hiatus

Novelis To Resume Aluminium Foil Production At Terre Haute Plant After Seven Year Hiatus

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week a new US$7-million investment in its facility at Terre Haute, Indiana that will restart several areas of the plant that have been idled as well as adding over three dozen new employees to staff...


Norsk Hydro Roars Back With Strong Q2 2021 Earnings

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA released results for the second quarter of 2021 yesterday. Numbers for the quarter generally reflected the improved market for aluminium, with financial markers exceeding both the prior quarter and the prior year. In the year’s second quarter Hydro reported revenues of NOK34,559 million, better slightly on the quarter and […]

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the implementation of a new neural network at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter that will monitor the quality of the plant’s aluminium ingot. Rusal’s new neural network utilizes a video monitoring system to check the surface quality of small aluminium ingots during production, checking for defects as the […]

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 […]