Danieli strengthens team

Emanuele Brusini (Executive Vice President of DCR) is pleased to announce that Daniel Damart, Managing Director at Danieli Henschel (France), and Jake Allen, Managing Director at Danieli Lynxs (UK) and Danieli Riverside Products (USA) are both appointed as Vice-Presidents for Danieli Centro Recycling.

Within Damart’s authority, Eric Fromont, Manager at Danieli Henschel (Germany) is appointed as Sales Director for all Henschel service and equipment activities worldwide.

Within Allen’s authority, Everson Cremonese is appointed as Area Sales Manager for Americas....

Alcoa: Long-Term Contract with GE Aviation

Alcoa has signed a long-term contract with GE Aviation for jet engine components in an agreement valued at more than $1.5 billion over the contract life.

Under the deal, Alcoa will supply advanced nickel-based superalloy, titanium and aluminium components for a broad range of GE Aviation engine programs.

“We greatly appreciate GE’s continued confidence in Alcoa’s aerospace capabilities, and are proud to support its advanced jet engine programs through this agreement,” said Alcoa Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Klaus Kleinfeld.


Lightweight luxury

The future of pure luxury motoring is already taking shape as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars begins testing its new aluminium space-frame architecture which will underpin all future Rolls-Royce model lines.

The architecture will arrive in market from early 2018.

Engineering mules will be assessed on public roads in various locations around the world. The current testing phase aims to ensure that the new space-frame structure perfectly delivers Rolls-Royce's trademark 'magic-carpet ride' on a variety of surfaces and that it is resilient to extreme weather conditions....

Granco Clark promotion

Granco Clark is pleased to announce the promotion of long-time team member Jason Luscombe to the position of Customer Service Manager.

Mr Luscombe has been a dedicated employee for more than 16 years. He has worked previously for Granco Clark as both a Controls Engineer and a Service Engineer. His performance in these roles has resulted in an impressive history with efficient on-site installations, and unmatched support of our customers. His contributions and quick attention to customer requests have helped us improve our reputation as a full-service company. 


AMAG certifies final acceptance of Danieli’s Twin-Coiler Rolling Mill

In 2012, AMAG rolling GmbH selected Danieli to design, manufacture and install a new aluminium hot rolling mill, with its auxiliaries. Danieli took the challenge and supplied a plant that meets AMAG’s high quality standards, and achieves the demanding quality performances required from the machine.

This hot rolling mill is used to process products ranging from medium-thickness plates to thin-strip coils, for alloys ranging from series 1xxx to 8xxx for  aerospace, marine, transportation and commercial applications.
The aluminium ingots are rolled to produce either...

New collaboration agreement

Continuus-Properzi of Milano has announced a new Collaboration Agreement with C.P.T. sarl (Construction & Projects Tunisie) of Bizerte (Costruction & Projets Tunisie) which replaces a previous engineering exchange letter of intent related to CCR Aluminium rod lines. 

Carmelo Maria Brocato Vice President and Commercial Director, commented: “There was a certain amount of confusion among potential Buyers in recent years mainly because under the same nomenclature very different Aluminium rod lines can be quoted with a price ratio that can reach even 1 to 4! The new...

Continued operations of Sebree, KY smelter

Century Aluminum Sebree LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), has announced that it will continue to operate all of its production lines at its Sebree, Ky. smelter. 

The company had previously announced plans to curtail one of its three production lines by December 31, 2015. Sebree's continued operation will help save hundreds of jobs in western Kentucky.

"We are very happy to announce that Sebree will continue to operate," commented Michael Bless, President and CEO. "Sebree's ability to access low-cost...

Norsk Hydro: Divestment of Italian rolling mill completed

The announced sale of Hydro's rolling mill in Cisterna di Latina, Italy, has been finalised.
The Slim plant in Cisterna di Latina will from January 1, 2016 be operated by Rolling Mills International GmbH under the name of SLIM Aluminium S.p.A.
An after-tax book loss of 45 - 55 million euros will be realised in Hydro's fourth-quarter 2015 reported results.
The rolling mill in Cisterna di Latina produces aluminium rolled products, mainly standard strip and sheet, as well as plain foil. Through the agreement, Rolling Mills...

Aerosols and aluminium foil “widely” collected for recycling

According to new figures released by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation, Alupro, 96% of UK councils are collecting aerosols, and 86% are collecting aluminium foil, for recycling.
Over the past three years, the number of councils collecting aerosols has increased from 87% to 96%, providing almost complete coverage throughout the UK. Meanwhile, foil recycling has also seen a dramatic increase in collection, from just 35% of councils in 2007 to 86% today.
“Alupro provides local authorities with free materials to explain how to recycle...

UC Rusal joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Rusal has joined the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) with a view to take part in developing global sustainability standards for international application in the aluminium value chain.

The ASI standards are designed to be applicable to all stages of aluminium production and transformation, with a specific focus on; bauxite mining, alumina refining, primary aluminium production, semi-fabrication (rolling, extrusion, forging and foundry), material conversion, and refining and re-melting of recycled scrap, as well as material stewardship criteria relevant to downstream users of...