Andrea Svendsen

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    Metallco Installs Advanced X-Ray Sorting for Its Recycling Operations

    Metallco Group installed two advanced sorting systems to improve its aluminum recycling operations in Norway. This enables the company to achieve a high purity level (up to 99%) in its aluminum scrap. According to Laurie Feinberg, CEO and majority owner of Metallco (in an interview), international recycling businesses are facing a number of challenges and […]

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    Capral Installs New Vertical Powder Coating Line and Acquires Allyman

    Capral Aluminium, the largest extruder and distributor of aluminum products in Australia, installed a new vertical powder coating line at its distribution facility in Huntingwood, New South Wales. The new CUBE Plus vertical powder coating line, supplied by SAT, is a compact line that optimizes space and ensures low operating costs. The line features advanced […]

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    Hindalco and Texmaco to Develop Aluminum Rail Wagons and Coaches

    Hindalco Industries Ltd. entered into a strategic alliance with Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd., a specialized engineering company in India, to develop and manufacture world-class aluminum rail wagons and coaches that will help Indian Railways achieve its emission goals and bolster operating efficiency. Indian Railways launched its Mission 3000 MT in 2022, which aims to doubling […]

  • Aluminum billet produced using green hydrogen as a fuel at Hydro’s casthouse in Navarra, Spain.

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    Hydro Trials the Use of Green Hydrogen in Its Recycling Operations

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Hydro successfully produced a batch of aluminum billet using green hydrogen as an energy source. Performed at the company’s extrusion plant in Navarra, Spain, the trial was conducted in collaboration with Hydro Havrand, Hydro’s green hydrogen company, and Fives, an industrial engineering group with expertise in hydrogen burner technology. According […]

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    Exalco Commissions a New Extrusion Press Line in Greece

    Exalco S.A. commissioned a state-of-the-art 23 MN, 8 inch Eco Concept extrusion press line at its plant in Larissa, Greece. The investment expands the company’s capacity, while also ensuring high efficiency and safety. Founded in 1973, Ecalco is an integrated aluminum extrusion company, producing aluminum profiles for the modern structural and architectural markets. The company’s […]

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    Looking Pretty, Music City: ALUMINUM USA to Present Industry Insights

    The ALUMINUM USA 2023 show, which is taking place in Nashville, TN, on October 25-26, keeps looking better all the time, with the event organizers adding and confirming new and exciting events that will be held at the Music City Center. The show will host exhibitors from across North America and around the world (Figure […]

  • Alouette and Hatch Project teams mark the transfer of all ABF-1 relined sections to Alouette operations.

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    Aluminerie Alouette Invests in New Smelting Technologies

    Aluminerie Alouette, based in Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada, is investing in its aluminum smelting operations. These investments include upgrades to its anode baking furnaces and the planned installation of new potline technologies to address waste streams at the site. Established in 1992, Alouette is an independent aluminum producer. With over 850 employees and an annual production […]