In part II of this article we focus on the joint development, as increasing potline currents and voltage ratings of smelting plants require high power rectifiers.
Rio Tinto takes another step towards its climate goal of halving its carbon emissions this decade by agreeing to obtain all electricity from renewable power.
The demands for aluminium tubes and aerosol cans remained stable overall in 2023, despite the challenges the sector has to meet.
MetalX plans to expand its production capabilites with a new greenfield aluminium rolling slab manufacturing plant, an advanced scrap shredding and sorting facility, and a dedicated logistics hub.
Sustainability is one of the core values at EGA, with three pillars: safeguarding the environment, social responsibility and good governance.
The London Metal Exchange (LME), the world’s largest metal exchange, does not get rid of its problems with Russian metals.
Novelis has signed a new Power Purchase Agreement to feed 16% of its electricity needs at its German production sites with 100% renewable energies.
Mytilineos Energy & Metals has obtained a Prospecting License from the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (Giadec) to explore and subsequently extract bauxite deposits.
Emirates Global Aluminium has signed an agreement to supply alumina to The Alumina Industrial Company (AIC).
Processes & Technology
MiniTest FH from Elektrophysik reveals its strengths when it comes to measuring the wall thickness of aluminium foils, sheets or tubes.
Ideally suited for aluminium, copper and non-ferrous alloys, green sand casting can produce castings in low, medium or high volumes in varying sizes, to meet the specific requirements of foundries.
Markets & Products
Constellium partnered with Chanel Fragrance & Beauty and g.pivaudran to introduce a packaging including recycled aluminium for Chanel's mascara line "Le Volume."
HPW Metallwerk (HPW) is starting series production of its new, patent-protected generation of aluminium high-performance wires ("aluminium busbars").
The members of Aerobal, the organization of aluminium aerosol can manufacturers, were able to improve the number of global deliveries by 6% to around 6.4b units in 2023.