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Rusal Completes US$7.6-Million Modernization Project at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Rusal Completes US$7.6-Million Modernization Project at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday the completion of a US$7.6 million project to modify its Befesa-2 line at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) in eastern Siberia. The just-completed modifications were carried out by Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Center in conjunction...

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Lightweight Aluminium-Alloy Bridge Completed in Eastern Russia

UC Rusal and the Russian Aluminium Association announced yesterday the completion of the country’s second footbridge constructed with aluminium alloys. The bridge, which is located in eastern Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, was constructed alongside a similar bridge that was completed last month. Both bridges are 125 feet long and 21 feet wide, and each bridge […]

Hindalco Plans High-End Aluminium Alloy Plate Plant to Serve Defense Sector

Hindalco Industries Ltd. will soon begin producing high-end aluminium alloy plate for India’s defense industry. The firm’s managing director Satish Pai revealed the fact during an interview with domestic media on Tuesday. The plant will take two years to build and is estimated to require an investment of US$307 million, part of which may be […]

Russian Researchers Develop Nano Powders for Improving Aluminium Alloys

Researchers from the Russian Federation are working to develop nano powders to be added to aluminium alloys that will enhance certain beneficial qualities of those alloys. Russian News Agency TASS reports the development taking place at the laboratories of the Siberian Federal University (SFU) in Krasnoyarsk. “This is our unique development of researchers from the […]

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 […]