Andrea Svendsen

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    European Aluminium Publishes Roadmap to Net-Zero by 2050

    European Aluminium launched its report, Net-Zero by 2050: Science-based Decarbonisation Pathways for the European Aluminium Industry. The report offers a comprehensive, realistic framework for achieving net-zero emissions across the entire aluminum value chain, from primary production and semi-fabrication to recycling. As an energy-intensive, though highly electrified, and hard-to-abate industry, the European aluminum industry is responsible […]

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    Hydro Opens New Recycling Plant in Michigan

    Hydro celebrated the official opening of its new US$150 million recycling plant in Cassopolis, MI. This milestone comes only 18 months after breaking ground at the site. Reported to have the lowest carbon footprint in North America, the recycling plant will serve a number of markets, while also supporting automotive innovation in Michigan and throughout […]

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    AI Capabilities to Assist Future Die Technician Expertise

    By Praveen Hewage, Benteler Automotive Norway, and Craig Werner, Werner Extrusion Solutions LLC. The die correction process relies heavily on input parameters of various dimensions. It follows a sophisticated and experience-based approach that requires a high level of technical understanding and manual skill (which was discussed in the two previous articles in this series, published […]

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    Logan Aluminum Improves Efficiency and Lowers Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    By Steven A. Wilkerson, Logan Aluminum, and Geoff Perdue and Steve Cherico, Wahl Refractory Solutions.  The drive for continuous improvement and the emphasis on the team concept are key to the success at Logan Aluminum, a major aluminum can sheet manufacturer based in Kentucky. This motivation propels the company to investigate and implement new technologies […]

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    Artists Utilize Aluminum from Capral in Sculpture by the Sea 2023 Exhibition

    Sculpture by the Sea recently concluded its Bondi to Tamarama Beach coastal walk, which was held from October 20 to November 6 in Sydney, Australia. The internationally acclaimed event transforms the coastal walk into the world’s largest free public sculpture exhibition — featuring more than 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and across the world. […]

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    NioCorp Plans to Produce Scandium Master Alloy to Supply Lightweight Parts to Vehicles

    Aluminum alloys containing scandium offer high-strength, corrosion-resistant, weldable alternatives to existing aluminum options and deliver significant property improvements and light-weighting opportunities, particularly in transportation applications. Military and strategic applications are expected to be significant as well. In order to serve this demand, NioCorp Developments Ltd. plans to produce an aluminum-scandium master alloy (Al-Sc MA) product from […]

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    EPIQ Machinery Extends Its Presence in India

    EPIQ Machinery, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, completed the acquisition of Stymer Technologies, an engineering company based in Pune, India, through its Indian subsidiary company ADF Engineering. This is in line with EPIQ’s growth vision and its ongoing commitment to timely delivery of high quality materials handling systems to its primary metals and pulp and paper […]

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    BCAST and Alloyed to Accelerate Aluminum Alloy Development

    Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST) at the Brunel University London is partnering with Alloyed, a U.K. company that designs digital solutions for metals manufacturers, on a new project aimed at supporting the development of new aluminum alloys. New alloys are normally developed by tweaking what goes into a standard alloy, then using trial […]