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Increased Aluminium Content Drives into the Geneva Motor Show

Increased Aluminium Content Drives into the Geneva Motor Show

The 87th Geneva Motor Show begins on Thursday at the Geneva Palexpo in Switzerland. As one of the world’s premier auto shows, “The Salon” is a forum for automakers from around the globe to showcase their latest offerings. As lightweighting and sustainability...

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IAI Introduces New Global Trade Data Visualization Application

Global aluminium trade group International Aluminium Institute (IAI) announced the launch of a new web-based application for visualizing the aluminium value chain. The institute’s new mass-flow visualizer aids the user in understanding the aluminium value chain from its beginning at the bauxite mine to its end as scrap. The program also details inter-regional trade flows […]

EGA Files for Four Patents on Improvements Upon the Hall-Héroult Smelting Process

UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) filed for four new patents on products and procedures it believes will increase the firm’s productivity and enhance its operating efficiency. Each of the four new patents are improvements upon the Hall-Héroult process for smelting primary aluminium. The first of the four patents is for a cathode block assembly that […]

American Firm Develops New Aluminium Alloy for Commercial Vehicle Wheels

Indiana commercial vehicle component maker Accuride Corporation debuted a new, proprietary aluminium alloy developed for use in the production of aluminium wheels for commercial vehicle applications. Dubbed Quantum 99, the firm says the alloy is one-fifth stronger than previous alloys, allowing for the reduction in weight of its standard aluminium wheels by eleven percent. Accuride […]

Indian Tech Centers Developing Bauxite Mining App

Two Indian research centers are working to develop an app to deliver detailed data on bauxite and laterite deposits in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC) and the Maharashtra Remote Sensing Application Centre (MRSAC), supported by the Geological Survey of India (GSI), intend to build […]