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Sources Say European Commission Blessing Of Novelis Purchase Of Aleris Is Imminent

Sources Say European Commission Blessing Of Novelis Purchase Of Aleris Is Imminent

Sources say Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. is on the verge of obtaining approval from the European Union for its US$2.6 billion offer to purchase Aleris. Reuters said anonymous sources claiming inside knowledge revealed to them on Thursday that...

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Aeromet 3D Printing Aluminium Alloy Powder Achieves Record-Breaking Strength Test Results

British foundry specialist Aeromet International revealed earlier this week the latest strength test results for its patented additive manufacturing aluminium alloy A20X, noting that the alloy has now been confirmed as one of the strongest additive manufacturing powders currently commercially available. In the course of research the firm is conducting in conjunction with aircraft engine […]

Alcoa Sells Avilés And La Coruña Plants To Swiss Investment Firm PARTER

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced yesterday the sale of the Avilés and La Coruña plants in Spain to Swiss private equity investment group PARTER Capital Group AG for an undisclosed sum. Included in the sale of the subsidiaries is the casthouse and curtailed smelters at both sites and La Coruña’s paste plant. PARTER has […]

Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]

Norsk Hydro Supplies ASI-Certified Aluminium For Audi e-tron

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week that it is the sustainable aluminium supplier to Audi AG for the production of the battery housing for its first fully-electric vehicle. Hydro now supplies ASI-certified aluminium for use in the Audi e-tron, which transitioned from a hybrid system to a fully-electric system with the […]