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Awaiting US Tariffs on Aluminium Imports

Awaiting US Tariffs on Aluminium Imports

US tariffs for imported aluminium are looming and seem increasingly unavoidable, as China continues its record levels of production. The latest figures coming out of China on aluminium production and exports are discouraging for those who expected China would start decreasing production,...

Ebbesberg Replaces Vareille as Head of European Aluminium

Yesterday European Aluminium announced the ascension of Kjetil Ebbesberg to Chairman, stepping into the position as Pierre Vareille steps down. Vareille, who has been the CEO of Constellium since 2012, was the Chairman of European Aluminium for the past two years and a member of the Executive Committee for the past four. He has retired […]

Steel cannot compete with aluminium in vehicle lightweighting

The lightweighting of automobiles is well underway and that trend will continue throughout the next decade at the very least. Aiming to reduce fuel emissions and meet GHG requirements, automobile manufacturers need to significantly reduce the weight of vehicles, and they have several tools at their disposal. The gradual but increasing use of aluminium alloys […]

Heavy goods fleets benefit through vehicle lightweighting

Commercial heavy goods vehicle fleets looking to increase fuel efficiency, transport more freight and retain more drivers can look to lightweighting as a key enabler, according to a recent USA study carried out by Trucking Efficiency. The resulting Confidence Report on Lightweighting concludes that investing in weight reduction is an attractive and economical alternative to […]

Romanian Firm to Invest in Intelligent Aluminium Can Collection

Romania’s Can-Pack Romania, the Eastern European country’s only producer of aluminium cans, plans to invest €200,000 (US$224,247) to install twenty-one intelligent aluminium collection devices for the Auchan hypermarket network this year, according to Alucro’s GM, Adina Magsi. The non-profit association Alucro was founded in 2008 by Can-Pack Romania and EAA (European Aluminium Association) in an […]