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BYD Showcases Popular All-Aluminium 12-Meter eBus At Stockholm Conference

BYD Showcases Popular All-Aluminium 12-Meter eBus At Stockholm Conference

Chinese vehicle manufacturer BYD Co Ltd showcased its all-aluminium 12-meter (39-foot) eBus last week at Stockholm’s UITP Global Public Transport Summit. The model is an all-electric, emissions-free eBus that is produced in trim levels with either two or three doors. The Hungarian-built...

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FK Group Purchases Premo Fabrication For Undisclosed Sum

Greater Manchester, England building envelope contractor FK Group last week announced their acquisition of long-time partner Premo Fabrication after revealing strong financial results for the just-ended quarter. FK Group said that the year ending on March 31 yielded turnover of £107 million, up by 60 percent on the year. All in, the firm said they […]

ASI Certifies Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products Plants In Germany Against Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of two of Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA subsidiary Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH’s plants in Grevenbroich, Hamburg, and Neuss, Germany against ASI’s Chain of Custody Standard. Also certified in this action was operations at the joint venture site of Alunorf. Yesterday’s announcement comes only […]

Constellium To Provide Aluminium Auto Body Sheet And CMS For Citroën And Peugeot Commercial And Passenger Vehicles

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday that it has been chosen to be a supplier of aluminium auto body sheet for a pair of Groupe PSA’s new automotive offerings, the Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo Van. Constellium says that, despite Groupe PSA’s already robust usage of automotive aluminium in its products, […]

Gränges Purchases Utilities Infrastructure At Finspång From Jernbro For SEK93 Million

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced on Friday the acquisition of the entirety of the utilities infrastructure at its plant in Finspång from industrial services provider Jernbro for SEK93 million (US$9.65 million). Per the firm, the buy-out of Finspång’s utilities infrastructure from Jernbro will insure the plant continues to receive a reliable and safe […]