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Gränges To Expand NE Arkansas Plant To Produce Aluminium Battery Cathode Foil

Gränges To Expand NE Arkansas Plant To Produce Aluminium Battery Cathode Foil

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced an expansion this week to its Newport, Arkansas production facility to begin production of battery cathode foil, making it the first to produce battery cathode foil in the United States to date. Per the firm,...


GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

American automaker General Motors Co said last week that it is testing out a variety of new technologies to cut costs of electric vehicles, including increasing the use of aluminium and aluminium alloys. While speaking to an investor conference on Wednesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the firm continues to explore various technology solutions for […]

Norsk Hydro, Panasonic, And Equinor Agree To Study Establishing A Battery Plant In Norway

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced a memorandum of understanding with technology firm Panasonic and international energy company Equinor to explore the possibility of collaborating on a sustainable and affordable business in batteries in Europe. The trio agreed to investigate the possibility of building a battery operation in Norway through the upcoming summer. Any […]

Constellium To Head Up Project To Produce Aluminium Battery Enclosures For Electric Vehicles

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that it will head a £15-million project with a consortium of automakers and suppliers to build aluminium battery enclosures for electric vehicles. The project, christened Aluminium Intensive Vehicle Enclosures (ALIVE) will be carried out in the United Kingdom as a research project partially funded by […]

Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

Climate change is in the headlines again, thanks largely due to the commentary of 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Though often brash and confrontational, Thunberg is emphasizing the dire straits in which humanity finds itself relative to our environment and our collective effect upon it like few others before her have done. As the world […]

Indian Oil Corp Plans Project To Develop And Market Alumina-Based Batteries

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) announced plans earlier this week to develop and research an alumina-based battery in an effort at reducing India’s dependency upon the People’s Republic of China for lithium supplies. IOCL execs told local media it has entered into a partnership with an unnamed overseas firm to begin the process. The firm is […]