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Norsk Hydro Plans US$15 MM Expansion To Aluminium Remelting Plant In NW Kentucky

Norsk Hydro Plans US$15 MM Expansion To Aluminium Remelting Plant In NW Kentucky

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced a planned US$15 million expansion of its aluminium remelting facility in Henderson, Kentucky last week. Hydro said in a press release that the capital expenditure would allow the plant to produce advanced aluminium alloys intended...

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Trio Of Constellium Automotive Aluminium Plants Awarded ASI Certification

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced yesterday the certification of its operations in Gottmadingen, Dahenfeld, and Singen, Germany against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody Standards. The three plants supply advanced aluminium parts to the European automotive market. The Gottmadingen and Dahenfeld operations produce aluminium structural components, while the Singen plant produces […]

Constellium And Novelis Form Organization To Promote Automotive Aluminium

Value-added aluminium firms Constellium N.V. and Novelis announced yesterday their partnership to form a non-profit organization to promote and improve aluminium auto body sheet called Alumobility. According to the firms, this new organization will act as a facilitator for automotive aluminium makers to share technological innovation and market strategies. Alumobility’s ultimate goal is to help […]

Jaguar Land Rover Aluminium Recycling Project Could Cut CO2 By 26 Percent

Jaguar Land Rover said last month that a recycling process they developed could cut carbon dioxide emissions by over a quarter. The firm’s REALITY aluminium project is a process developed by the automaker to blend recycled aluminium with primary aluminium to achieve aluminium of a quality matching that of the grade they currently use. The […]

EGA To Increase Premium Aluminium Sales To BMW

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced earlier this week its plans to substantially increase its supply to German automaker BMW for use in engine production. According to the firm, the agreement to supply premium aluminium to BMW, which began in 2013, has been extended through 2022 and will require a significant increase in supply. Neither […]

EGA Notes Importance Of UAE Aluminium To European Automotive Sector At German Trade Show

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) reminded European automotive manufacturers of the importance of aluminium produced by smelters in the United Arab Emirates to the continent’s automotive sector at a trade event late last month in Germany. Presenting at the 14th International Foundry Trade Fair With Technical Forum (GIFA) in Düsseldorf, EGA noted its supplies agreements […]