Technology

Gränges Debuts Expanded Aluminium R&D Center in SE Sweden

Gränges Debuts Expanded Aluminium R&D Center in SE Sweden

Rolled-aluminium manufacturer Gränges AB marked the expansion of its Research and Innovation center yesterday in southeastern Sweden. According to the company, the center now features new office and laboratory areas, and new laboratory equipment. Additionally, Gränges used the opportunity of renovating the...

Events

Hindalco to Save US$15 MM via Upgraded Turbines at Captive Renusagar Plant

Mumbai’s Hindalco Industries Ltd. and General Electric (GE) announced a partnership yesterday to upgrade the aluminium firm’s steam turbines at Renusagar Captive Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh, India. According to GE, the new turbines are expected to increase the plant’s efficiency by six percent, yielding a cost savings of US$15 million over the first five […]

Altech’s Malaysian High-Purity Alumina Plant Sticking to Construction Schedule

Altech Chemicals Ltd. issued an update today on the progress of its high-purity alumina (HPA) plant to be built in Johor, Malaysia. According to the press release, design and engineering of the plant is progressing according to schedule. The project’s engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor M+W Group has over four dozen individuals from its […]

Austal USA Delivers Newest Aluminium-Hulled Fast Transport Ship to U.S. Navy

Austal USA, the American branch of Australian shipbuilding company and defense contractor Austal announced the official hand-over of the aluminium catamaran USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) to the United States Navy yesterday. The Yuma is the eighth of twelve Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels built under Austal’s US$1.9 billion contract with the United States Department of […]

Constellium Fires Up New High-Tech Aluminium Recycling Furnace at Alabama Plant

Dutch rolled and extruded aluminium firm Constellium N.V. debuted a new recycling furnace at its facility at Muscle Shoals, Alabama on Tuesday. According to the firm the new, fully-operational furnace will boost its aluminium recycling capacity by 170 million pounds, or roughly 5.2 billion more used aluminium beverage cans per annum. This added capacity means […]