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Austria’s AMAG Certifies Final Acceptance of New Rolling Mill from Italy’s Danieli

Austria’s AMAG Certifies Final Acceptance of New Rolling Mill from Italy’s Danieli

Austria Metall AG (AMAG) certified final acceptance of Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche S.p.A.’s Twin-Coiler Rolling Mill recently, over three years after AMAG selected Danieli to design, manufacture and install a new aluminium hot rolling mill and its auxiliaries. Danieli’s product meets...

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RUSAL Gears Up to Run the World’s Most Powerful Reduction Cell

RUSAL, a leading international aluminium producer, has just completed engineering works and the preparation of a testing site, for what may become the world’s most powerful RA-550 reduction cell. This first cell is expected to be commissioned in the third quarter of 2016. It has been estimated that this new cell will have between 50 […]

Penn Researchers Develop Strong, Ultrathin Material from Aluminium Oxide

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a material made from aluminium oxide (Al2O3) a tiny fraction of the thickness of paper and able to hold its shape even after being crumpled. The Penn scientists and engineers involved with the Bargatin Group make the versatile substance, which is between 25 and 100 nanometers thick, […]

Singapore’s First Metal Recovery Plant Officially Opens

Singapore officially opened the country’s first metal recovery facility on Tuesday. The facility will be used to extract aluminium and other metals from trash that has been incinerated. Although it has been in operation since July, the REMEX Minerals Singapore facility in Tuas, the facility’s formal opening by Minister for the Environment and Water Resources […]

Risking trade friction, China set to unleash more aluminium onto world markets

On Monday, the presidents of France and China stood side by side to emphasize their commitment to tackling climate change, agreeing that countries signing on to a proposed global climate pact should take stock of their progress every five years with a view to regularly ratcheting up their emissions-cutting targets. French President François Hollande called […]

Improved Foundry Process Unveiled at UK’s CTI

Castings Technology International (Cti) recently unveiled a process for helping foundries increase quality, cut waste and reduce costs, all while producing more sustainable casings. Cti, of Catcliffe, South Yorkshire, England, is a firm that specializes in improving production and solving other manufacturing problems encountered by metal casting companies. The process was developed by Professor John […]