North America

Bright Future Ahead For Alumina And Aluminium Sectors: Jamaican MP Paulwell

Bright Future Ahead For Alumina And Aluminium Sectors: Jamaican MP Paulwell

Though 2018 was a difficult year for the alumina and aluminium sector, the market for both continues to improve thanks to a steady rise in demand. Such was the message delivered by Jamaican opposition spokesman Phillip Paulwell to the country’s legislature last...

Events

Aluminum Association Issues World’s First Material Designation System For 3D Printing

The Aluminum Association announced yesterday a new material registration record describing standards for aluminium powder utilized in additive manufacturing. The new standards, christened “Purple Sheets” by the Association, are the first new material registration record in almost two decades. These standards provide alloy designations and chemical composition limits for the aluminium powders used in the […]

Novelis Cuts Ribbon On $4.5-Million Upgrade At NE Ohio Aluminium Beverage Can Plant

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. hosted a ribbon-cutting event at its facility in Warren, Ohio after the completion of a US$4.5-million upgrade to the plant’s equipment. The investment, which was announced in November 2017, included improvements that will allow the facility greater versatility in pretreatments, an improvement in operational efficiency, and reductions […]