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Constellium Debuts New R&D Capabilities At Brunel University

Constellium Debuts New R&D Capabilities At Brunel University

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday the opening of an expansion to the University Technology Center (UTC) at London’s Brunel University as well as the debut of a new on-campus research and development center, the Advanced Metals Processing...

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First Aluminium Smelted at Hydro’s Revolutionary Karmøy Technology Pilot

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro A.S.A. announced the first production of primary aluminium at its high-efficiency Karmøy Technology Pilot plant yesterday. “We’re now producing aluminium in the technology pilot, and we are very excited that we can now start to use this technology at an industrial scale,” explained Hilde Merete Aasheim, Hydro’s Executive Vice President […]

Rusal to Invest US$250 MM in Gas-Capture Technology at Four Aluminium Smelters

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal is planning to invest US$250 million in a five-year project to implement cutting-edge automation technology across several of its aluminium smelters. The proprietary technology, dubbed EcoSoderberg, was developed in Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Centre based in Krasnoyarsk and significantly improves efficiency by removing certain gases from the reduction cells. […]

Materion Lands Contract to Supply Aluminium Composite for Sensor Housing on RQ-4B Drone

Suburban Cleveland advanced materials manufacturer Materion Corporation announced last Thursday that it has been chosen by Charlotte, North Carolina aerospace and defense firm UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) to provide specialty aluminium for the production of a long-range sensor intended for use on the U.S. Air Force’s Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). […]

Constellium Lauded by U.S. Army for Aluminium Armor Plate Design

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. has been named a recipient of the 2017 Defense Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Achievement Award for their work in the development of aluminium armor plate. Constellium’s work under the U.S. Army’s Affordable Protection from Objective Threats (APOT) ManTech program garnered the firm the award in the Enhancing Military […]

Rusal to Establish Data Center at Nadvoitsy Aluminium Smelter in NW Russia

Russian Federation aluminium juggernaut U.C. Rusal yesterday proclaimed the commencement of development for a data center at Nadvoitsy Aluminium Smelter in the Russian Republic of Karelia. Rusal says the data center now in development will provide the firm a raft of IT services, including mechanisms for analysis of large data projects, machine learning, and cryptocurrency […]