aluminium wire

Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers in California say they have developed an alternative for copper wire in automotive applications that is cheaper and lighter than existing solutions – namely, aluminium wire rods strengthened by carbon nanotubes. According to scientists at vehicle wire harness manufacturer Yazaki’s research...

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Vietnam Opens Anti-Dumping Investigation Of Certain Aluminium Products From China

Yesterday the Vietnamese government announced the beginning of an anti-dumping investigation against certain value-added aluminium products imported from the People’s Republic of China. Per the announcement, the Ministry of Industry and Trade will be investigating Chinese imports of aluminium wire rods, profiles, and bars and rods classified under HS 7604.10.10, 7604.10.90, 7604.29.10, and 7604.29.90, alleging […]

Rusal Inks Agreement with SMS Group to Develop Continuous Aluminium Casting Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the execution of a cooperation agreement with German engineering titan SMS Group GmbH that will have the two industry leaders collaborating on continuous casting equipment. Utilizing Rusal’s proprietary continuous casting, rolling, and extrusion technology, the agreement proposes to have the duo work in concert to construct such […]

UAE Joint Venture Ducab Aluminium Company Opens New Plant in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates is home to another aluminium concern after Ducab Aluminium Company (DAC) opened operations in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) yesterday. The firm, which is a AED220-million (US$60 million) joint venture between state-owned UAE cable producing company Dubai Cable Company Pvt. Ltd. and prominent local holding company Senaat General Holding Corporation, […]

Rusal Wins Approval for 8xxx-Series Wires from Russian Government

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal announced yesterday the approval of two 8xxx-series aluminium alloys by the Russian government for use in electrical wiring. According to the firm’s press release, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation approved the use of 8030 and 8176 aluminium alloys in electrical applications, permitting their use in […]

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 with Spain’s Befesa Aluminio S.L. and included the addition of a new casting […]