Technology

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

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...

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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 […]

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 become more important to the global automobile industry, an increasing number of vehicles […]

EGA Places Order for Seventh Aluminium Billet Furnace from Austria’s Hertwich

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has ordered an additional batch homogenizing furnace from Austrian aluminium equipment manufacturer Hertwich Engineering. The order, placed late last month, is for a furnace to be utilized in the heat treatment of billets and is expected to go into operation later this year. The furnace in question, which is the seventh […]

GE and Aluminium of Greece Sign Agreement to Develop Digital Smelting Technology

American conglomerate General Electric (GE) and Mytilineos Group subsidiary Aluminium of Greece (AOG) entered into a ten-year agreement on Monday to develop digital smelter technology at GE’s laboratory in Dubai. According to officials from both firms, the technology under development is expected to usher in new and improved methods in smelter monitoring worldwide, leading to […]

Austal USA Christens Latest Aluminium-Hulled Combat Ship

Austal USA, the American branch of Australian shipbuilding company and defense contractor Austal, announced last weekend that it christened the new USS Tulsa (LCS 16), the sixteenth aluminium Independence-class trimaran littoral combat ship (LCS). The US$3.5 billion vessel is a 419-foot combat ship constructed with an aluminium trimaran hull. The aluminium construction makes the ship […]