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The aluminium wave

Surf Snowdonia will open on 1 August on the former site of the century-old Dolgarrog aluminium factory, between the green-wooded slopes of the Snowdonia national park and the river Conwy.

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Alcoa invests in aerospace technology

The investment will enable Alcoa to capture growing demand for advanced titanium, nickel and 3D-printed parts for the world’s bestselling jet engines. Steep ramp-up rates for narrow- and wide-body aircraft engines—the top-selling jet engines in the world—are increasing Alcoa’s need for such capabilities.

“As aerospace growth soars, Alcoa continues to invest in the latest technologies, creating...

Alba appoints financial advisors for Line 6

The signing ceremony, held in Alba, was attended by Alba’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa and the Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray; the Senior Country Officer and Managing Director of J.P. Morgan in Bahrain, Ali Moosa; the Head of Wholesale Banking for GCC...

Be part of AluExpo

Hannover Messe Ankiros Fuarcılık A.S. carry on the growing success of 22 years old ANKIROS / ANNOFER / TURKCAST Fairs in metallurgy industry to aluminium industry since 2009 with AluExpo Fairs and became one the most important gatherings of Eurasian Aluminum Industry.

Since 2009, ALUEXPO Fairs has preserved its importance as an international gathering for aluminium industry and again will be...

Ducab building $60 million aluminium plant

The $60 million factory in Abu Dhabi in the UAE will have capacity to produce 50,000 metric tons of aluminium rod and overhead conductors annually.

The project, called Ducab Aluminium Company, will create 120 to 140 jobs with its opening planned for the first quarter of 2016.

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New Aluminum Association Office

The new building is aluminum-clad and is certified Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) standards. The Association collaborated with CBRE’s Nonprofit Practice Group on the move with the goal of a more collaborative space that showcases aluminium and enhances the Association’s culture of advocacy.
 
“This is an exciting time for aluminium as this innovative industry continues to expand. As we enter a period of game-changing growth, the Association has the opportunity to emphasise our...

ESTAL Congress Invite

On the evening of the 16th a welcome reception and dinner are planned.

The Congress will be held in the Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & Spa, which is located right in the heart of Avenida da Boavista (Av. da Boavista 1269, Porto 4100-130, Portugal, Tel +351 226 086 600, email: geral@portopalaciohotel.pt, http://www.hotelportopalacio.com/en).

At the Congress sessions, that will take place on 17th and 18th September, various presentations will illustrate the business value and clear financial gains associated with the new approach to sustainability, making the...

Voith installation at Novelis, Oswego

The couplings will be applied with a 120 inch wide aluminium hot strip reversing roughing mill powered by two 4000HP motors that produces rolled aluminium products. The SafeSets, optimised through extensive testing by Voith, are to be integrated with the centre sections of existing slipper spindles. They are engineered for possible future application with Voith Universal Joint Shafts.

Novelis’s Oswego manufacturing plant recently expanded via the addition of a $200 million hot finishing rolling mill to produce five times more aluminium for an increase of 200,000 mt/year....