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Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week a pilot program for testing and marketing single-use aluminium beverage cups, which the firm says is the first step in introducing infinitely recyclable aluminium as an alternative to plastic. Ball says the pilot program will...

Events

Novelis To Partner With Georgia Tech On Innovation Hub

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) announced earlier this week a US$2.5 million project to establish the Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech to support research and other educational pursuits that connect Novelis’ experts with the faculty and students at Georgia Tech. Novelis says the […]

Coca-Cola Will Soon Package Dasani In Aluminium Cans And Bottles

In an effort at increasing usage of recycled materials and reduction of plastic waste, Dasani brand drinking water will soon be available in aluminium cans and bottles. The Coca-Cola Company announced earlier this week that the United States’ top bottled water brand is joining in the company’s “World Without Waste” initiative, which is working toward […]

Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers in California say they have developed an alternative for copper wire in automotive applications that is cheaper and lighter than existing solutions – namely, aluminium wire rods strengthened by carbon nanotubes. According to scientists at vehicle wire harness manufacturer Yazaki’s research and development subsidiary YTC America, enhancing aluminium wire with carbon nanotubes helps to […]

Aleris Reports Record Adjusted EBITDA Of US$108 Million In Q2

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2019 yesterday, delivering better numbers for both periods on the year thanks to robust aerospace demand and a better mix of value-added products. Aleris reported a net income of US$25 million in the second quarter, reversing a net […]