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Aluminium: Balancing the Low-Carbon Equation

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...

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Novelis Develops New Aluminium Sheet Battery Enclosure Tailored For Electric Vehicles

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the development of a new and improved type of aluminium sheet battery enclosure designed for use in electric vehicles. A response to a need in the ballooning electric vehicle production market, this new battery enclosure is constructed of proprietary Novelis Advanz aluminium alloy products. The […]

Constellium Expands Automotive Aluminium Offerings At Czech Republic Plant

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced to the world yesterday its plans to expand operations at its plant in Decin, Czech Republic in an effort at meeting the ever-rising demand for aluminium profiles the firm’s customers continue to present it. Constellium’s plans for the site include a new casthouse and extrusion press, […]

Aluminium vs. steel in electric vehicles – the battle goes on

Aluminium use in automobiles and light trucks marks the highest growth from all other aluminium applications, in any segment of use. Aluminium remains “the fastest growing automotive material over competing materials and is entering its most unprecedented growth phase since we’ve been tracking the shifting mix of automotive materials,” the latest survey of automakers by […]