aluminium alloy

Rusal to Cut Carbon Emissions, Increase Value-Added Output, and Transition to Alloys: CEO

Rusal to Cut Carbon Emissions, Increase Value-Added Output, and Transition to Alloys: CEO

The Russian Federation aluminium smelter United Company RUSAL is planning to spend between US$600 million to US$700 million each year until the end of the decade to increase output capacity of higher value-added aluminium alloy products in an effort to enhance profits...

Events

Aerospace industry trends & aluminium use

The future of the aerospace industry appears bright and will be characterised by strong aircraft demand for the foreseeable future. Consequently, demand for aluminium alloys for this industry will remain high as well. The worldwide commercial passenger and cargo aircraft fleet, as well as the annual number of passengers, are forecast to double over the […]

Aluminium 101 – Aluminium Alloys

While elemental aluminium is a versatile substance with many useful properties, 100% pure aluminium is rarely used for commercial applications. Most aluminium used commercially is mixed with some other substance, forming an alloy. Alloys may contain up to fifteen percent by weight of another element, such as iron, silicon, copper, magnesium, manganese and zinc. Literally […]

Rio Tinto’s Dickson Addresses Auto Industry’s Bourgeoning Use of Aluminium

Jim Dickson, Rio Tinto’s Director of Global Automotive Strategy, spoke with Collision Magazine about the automotive industry’s shift to aluminium. His comments come as a prelude to an address he was invited to give to the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) Cars & Technology Showcase next weekend. Aluminium is a hot topic in the automotive […]