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Recovery Underway At Norsk Hydro After Cyber Attack

Recovery Underway At Norsk Hydro After Cyber Attack

Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday provided an update regarding the cyber attack the firm experienced earlier this week, indicating that significant progress has been made toward returning their IT system to service. Per the firm, its technical team has been collaborating with third-party...

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Heesen Debuts New All-Aluminium Hulled Motor Yacht

Dutch yachtmaker Heesen Yachts B.V. revealed on Tuesday that it will soon be marketing a new motor yacht featuring a hull made entirely of aluminium alloy. Dubbing the offering 5000 Aluminium Class: Project Aquamarine, the vessel features an all-new hull design developed by the firm in conjunction with leading hydrodynamicists at Van Oossanen Naval Architects. […]

Constellium Posts 12 Percent Jump In Revenue During Closing Quarter Of 2018

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released results for the final quarter and full year of 2018 yesterday, noting a rise in aluminium shipments across both periods that buoyed financial numbers across the board. The fourth quarter saw Constellium ship 370 thousand metric tons, up by 6 percent on the year. Shipments rose […]

Norsk Hydro Partners With Dutch Start-Up To Produce Sustainable Luxury Yacht

Thanks to a Dutch start-up company and raw materials from Norsk Hydro ASA, a luxury sailing yacht made almost entirely of circular materials will soon be gracing harbors around the world. The makers of the Vaan R4 catamaran say it is the world’s most sustainable luxury yacht, making it a radical departure from the norm […]

Trimet Inaugurates New Rotary Furnace At Gelsenkirchen Plant

German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE announced last week the installation of a new rotary furnace at its plant in Western Germany. Per the company, the new furnace’s 40-ton capacity will be more than sufficient for replacing a pair of the three older furnaces on the site. In addition to the new furnace, Trimet upgraded […]

Researchers Develop New Aluminium Alloy Using Microscopic Diamonds

A team of Russian and British scientists announced the development of a process to add nanoscale diamonds to molten aluminium, making a new aluminium alloy tailored to maritime transportation applications. Researchers from Brunel University in London and Tomsk State University in south-central Siberia say the process is the first of its kind, as no efforts […]