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Constellium Debuts New High-Performance Aluminium Powder For Additive Manufacturing

Constellium Debuts New High-Performance Aluminium Powder For Additive Manufacturing

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced the latest addition to its line of advance aluminium products in the form of high-performance aluminium powder “Aheadd” for use in additive manufacturing. Per the firm, the bespoke aluminium powders are designed to...

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Norsk Hydro Says Production Up But Sales Down In April And May Thanks To COVID-19

Noting the unique situation in which the global economy has found itself in recent months, Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA updated investors as to production volumes for the past two months, detailing a more or less increase in production but showing a steep decline in sales over the period. Per the firm, production volumes […]

Pair Of Eurofoil Plants Certified Against ASI Performance Standard And Chain Of Custody Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced yesterday the certification of two of Eurofoil’s plants against the organization’s Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The twin plants produce aluminium foil for packaging, container foil, household foil, and aluminium wrap for a variety of industrial applications. Eurofoil’s two certified plants are rolling mills in Rugles, France […]

LME To Debut Trading Platform For Low-Carbon Aluminium In Coming Months

The London Metal Exchange announced late last week its plans to establishing a trading platform that will offer low-carbon aluminium warrants to traders seeking a source of primary aluminium derived principally from hydroelectricity or other renewable resources. “Our plans include…working with the market to investigate a standalone spot trading platform for the exchange of aluminium […]

Constellium Lands Ten-Year Agreement To Supply Specialty Aluminium Alloy To Airbus

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday that it has entered into a decade-long contract with Airbus to supply specialized aluminium for the aerospace firm’s entire product lineup. Per the firm, the ten-year agreement will have Constellium supply a wide variety of specialty rolled and extruded aluminium, including components like wing-skin panels, […]

Egil Hogna To Depart Norsk Hydro Upon Successor’s Appointment

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the departure of executive vice president Egil Hogna at the end of the year. The Oslo native joined Hydro upon its full acquisition of Sapa Group in 2017, becoming the head of its Extruded Solutions business group. Hogna said he would remain in office until either his […]