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Michelob Ultra To Be Packaged In Rio Tinto’s Low-Carbon Aluminium

Michelob Ultra To Be Packaged In Rio Tinto’s Low-Carbon Aluminium

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Rio Tinto Group announced last week that Michelob Ultra will soon be distributed in a new low-carbon aluminium similar to that used in Apple MacBooks. The two firms said the new cans would be produced using a process...

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Aluminerie Alouette Sets Record For Aluminium Production At Pointe-Noire

Quebec aluminium smelter Aluminerie Alouette announced this week that its output during 2020 set a production record, besting its previous high-water mark set in 2016. “Aluminerie Alouette in 2020 broke its record of all time with an annual production of 620,706 tons of aluminium,” quoted AlCircle from its 2020 review statement. “It was a special […]

Constellium Launches Partnership To Develop Automotive Aluminium Technology

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium revealed yesterday a new partnership with Groupe Renault, ESI Group, Institut de Soudure (Welding Institute), and the University of Lorraine to develop lightweight, recyclable and cost-efficient aluminium solutions for the automotive market. The ~€7 million undertaking, dubbed Project ISA3, intends to develop closed-loop aluminium recycling, which will increase the pace […]

Rusal America Debuts New Aluminium Alloy Powders For 3D Printing

Rusal America announced yesterday the debut of its new portfolio of aluminium powders designed specifically for additive manufacturing. The new aluminium powders are a set of four alloys of aluminium and silicon and five specialty alloys crafted for use in the aerospace and automotive sectors. All of the offerings are 100 percent metal and pre-alloyed. […]

Vedanta Wins Award For Digital Transformation At Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter

London-based aluminium producer Vedanta took home the ‘Most Innovative Best Practice’ Award at the Digital Transformation (DX) Summit & Awards 2020 earlier this week. The award, which is administered by CII – Centre for Digital Transformation (CDT), is intended to recognize worthwhile achievements related to digital transformation. The innovation for which Vedanta is recognized is […]